Mr. Gerst shared a photo of the storm from aboard the International Space Station, which could only get the entire system by using a super wide-angle lens.
Hurricane Florence is expected to reach the Carolinas’ coast by Friday, but tropical storm force winds will come a day earlier.
The National Hurricane Center has already declared storm surge and hurricane warnings for areas in the Carolinas and Virginia, which means life-threatening conditions are about 36 hours out.
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