Valley City  (KVLY)  A Valley City Couple is headed to North Carolina as the area bracing for a catastrophic hurricane, and flooding.

KVLY reports that Paul & Barb Henke through the American Red Cross, departed from Fargo Tuesday morning and are driving the Red Cross emergency response vehicle to Raleigh, North Carolina.

The Valley City couple has volunteered their time in Louisiana, Illinois and Missouri for flooding relief and Texas for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Hurricane Florence is a dangerous storm and on track to strike the coast of South Carolina or North Carolina this week.

States of emergency have been declared in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Even after making landfall, Florence could bring heavy rain all the way to New England. The Red Cross is preparing to respond and urges anyone in the path of this hurricane to get ready too.”