The hashtag #Hurrification sweeps social networks while the inhabitants of the east coast enjoy the calm before Florence

Social media posts using the hashtag #hurrication show people doing a variety of activities while the winds rose to 140 mph and approached the coast

Florence beach day! The hashtag #Hurrification sweeps social networks while East Coast residents post pictures of them enjoying the calm before the storm as the massive hurricane is hit by Category 2

  • Messages on social media using the hashtag #hurrication show people doing a variety of activities while the winds rose to 140 mph and approached the coast.
  • The night winds of Florence dropped to 110 mph (175 kph) from a maximum of 140 mph (225 kph), and the Category 3 storm fell to Category 2
  • The National Weather Service said that 5.25 million people live in areas under warning or hurricane warning, and 4.9 million live in places covered by warnings or notices of tropical storms.

Matthew Wright for Dailymail.com

As Hurricane Florence heads toward the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia, local residents can not help but try to capture their last moments of fun before the planned carnage.

Messages on social media using the hashtag #hurrication show people doing a variety of activities while the winds rose to 140 mph and approached the coast.

Several photos present groups of friends smiling while drinking beer or wine. Others only show the bags of drink that people are storing to deal with the harsh climate that is expected to reach the coast on Friday afternoon.

Social media posts using the hashtag #hurrication show people doing a variety of activities while the winds rose to 140 mph and approached the coast

Social media posts using the hashtag #hurrication show people doing a variety of activities while the winds rose to 140 mph and approached the coast

Social media posts using the hashtag #hurrication show people doing a variety of activities while the winds rose to 140 mph and approached the coast

Social media posts using the hashtag #hurrication show people doing a variety of activities while the winds rose to 140 mph and approached the coast

A family poses in their mustang convertible before evacuating to Florida

A family poses in their mustang convertible before evacuating to Florida

A family poses in their mustang convertible before evacuating to Florida

"Oktoberfest at @westbrookbrewingco tonight encourages us to expect Hurricane Florence to be nice to us here in Charleston," one user said.

& # 39; Hurricane force winds & # 39; added another.

You could see groups of brave stormtroopers enjoying the numerous empty beaches of South Carolina. Some people even went out and tried to fish, and a boy posted his booty on Instagram.

The night winds of Florence dropped to 110 mph (175 kph) from a maximum of 140 mph (225 kph), and the Category 3 storm fell to Category 2, with slower weakening expected as the storm approaches the coast. But the authorities warned that it will continue to be an extremely dangerous hurricane.

The National Weather Service said that 5.25 million people live in areas under warning or hurricane warning and that 4.9 million live in places covered by warnings or warnings of tropical storms.

A woman dressed in bikini managed to pose well in the water as small waves can be seen in the background

A woman dressed in bikini managed to pose well in the water as small waves can be seen in the background

A woman dressed in bikini managed to pose well in the water as small waves can be seen in the background

Groups of brave stormtroopers could be seen enjoying the numerous empty beaches of South Carolina

Groups of brave stormtroopers could be seen enjoying the numerous empty beaches of South Carolina

Groups of brave stormtroopers could be seen enjoying the numerous empty beaches of South Carolina

Groups of brave stormtroopers could be seen enjoying the numerous empty beaches of South Carolina

Groups of brave stormtroopers could be seen enjoying the numerous empty beaches of South Carolina

A woman showed her hair being swept by "hurricane winds" while drinking a glass of wine in a rooftop bar

A woman showed her hair being swept by "hurricane winds" while drinking a glass of wine in a rooftop bar

A woman showed her hair being swept by "hurricane winds" while drinking a glass of wine in a rooftop bar

A group posed in the middle of King Street in Charleston, with stores already closed behind them

A group posed in the middle of King Street in Charleston, with stores already closed behind them

A group posed in the middle of King Street in Charleston, with stores already closed behind them

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