Officials warned that areas outside of flooding zones could be cut off from emergency responders if roads flood.
The president's golf course is located just north of Charlotte, North Carolina.
The six-time NBA champion and North Carolina native said it's "special to help out an area you know very well."
The restaurant is normally closed on Sunday, but franchise owners wanted to help, and employees were more than willing to come in.
The latest Friday path predictions showed Florence heading in the direction of Tennessee and Kentucky.
“Kickin’ this storm’s butt.”
A tornado watch is in effect in parts of North Carolina until Friday afternoon.
At least six airports in the region will remain closed throughout Friday due to Hurricane Florence.
Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on Friday morning
Hurricane Florence was expected to bring catastrophic flooding.
As Florence threatens the Carolinas, it's worth wondering how and why teams name themselves after disasters that strike their region.
The apps run on data or Wi-Fi and can help connect those in the hurricane's path with rescuers or help them find an open gas station.