It may only be moving at 13 mph, but Hurricane Earl, now a Category 4 storm (the second-highest on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale), is currently on a steady path toward the U.S. East Coast, and residents of the Carolinas are being warned to monitor its progress carefully.

"There is still considerable uncertainty as to how close the hurricane will come to the U.S. East Coast," the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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