Hurricane Hunters have now found winds of 175 mph. Wind gusts are over 200 mph. This is like an EF4 tornado, with gusts to EF5. This is an absolutely catastrophic, historic hurricane folks.
The National Hurricane Center had this to say, “These hazards will cause extreme destruction in the affected areas. and will continue for several hours.”
ALL residents of the US East Coast are URGED to monitor this storm closely. Models are barely equipped to forecast “regular” hurricanes, much less ones of this magnitude.