As Hurricane Matthew continues to batter the Southeastern United States, Tropical Storm Nicole was upgraded to Hurricane Nicole. See the funniest memes about "her" here. According to the National Hurricane Center, while not “devastating,” a Category 2 hurricane, as measured on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, can still be “extremely dangerous.”
“Extremely dangerous winds will cause extensive damage: Well-constructed frame homes could sustain major roof and siding damage,” the NHC says on its web site.
“Many shallowly rooted trees will be snapped or uprooted and block numerous roads. Near-total power loss is expected with outages that could last from several days to weeks.” (Instragram / call_me_sir_chase