SUGAR LAND--September 14, 2018--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Hurricane Florence was expected to make landfall near the area of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as a Category 2 storm early Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Government agencies and utilities are expecting widespread disruption to electricity transmission and distribution services in the region, including blackouts that could last for days. Industrial Info is tracking more than $8 billion in power-generation projects and more than $461 million in transmission and distribution projects in the eastern Carolinas, many of which could face construction-related setbacks from Florence. Industrial Info's new <a href='https://media.industrialinfo.com/dit-report/FLORENCE-MANGKHUT-09132018.pdf' target='_blank'>Disaster Impact Tracker</a> widget can help you monitor weather-related events to identify industrial plants in the potential impact path of a storm or natural disaster. Within this article: Details on how Florence could impact the eastern seaboard, particularly its power transmission facilities.