Watch storm conditions on these livestreams of North and South Carolina beaches in Hurricane Florence's path

hurricane florence surf city, ncJohn Edwards holds a ladder for his son William Edwards while he attaches a sheet of plywood over a window of their family's beach cottage while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Surf City, North Carolina.Mark Wilson/Getty Images

  • Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the coasts of North and South Carolina on Thursday or Friday.
  • The storm is expected to being heavy rain, powerful winds, and a strong storm surge.
  • Many coastal communities that are expected to be impacted by the storm provide live streams of the surf.

Hurricane Florence is expected to being heavy rain and strong winds to the coasts of North and South Carolina as early as Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is forecasting.

Experts predict that the storm could bring rainfall up to 40 inches and up to 13 feet of floodwater in some areas.

The Category 4 storm is expected to make landfall around Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but the massive hurricane will have a major impact along a long stretch of the North and South Carolina coasts.

Read more: Here are the areas that could get hit by Hurricane Florence

The National Weather Service, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and both the governors of North and South Carolina have warned that the storm could be extremely dangerous and mandatory evacuations are underway in many parts of the Carolinas.

"This is not going to be a tropical storm … this is going to be a Mike Tyson punch to the Carolina coast," Jeff Byard, the associate administrator for FEMA's Office of Response and Recovery, said on Wednesday.

Read more: Here's the latest forecast on Florence

Many of the beach communities expected to be impacted by Hurricane Florence have livestreams to monitor the surf conditions.

We've collected a few of those streams below, ranging from beaches just above Wilmington, North Carolina down to areas just below Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

As conditions get worse, the livestreams may become inoperable.

Here are a few resources to watch the storm live:

Read our full coverage of Hurricane Florence here »

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