Holden Turner, the nephew of Happening Now Producer, Jenna Gibson, has an important message he wants you to know....

The Category 3 hurricane is expected to hit North Carolina on Saturday and will make her way up the East Coast hitting New York City all the way to Boston.

If you're in the scheduled path of Hurricane Irene heed the warnings of your local officials and evacuate if advised.

The governors of North Carolina, Virginia and New Jersey have all declared states of emergency.