Transformers blow as Florence bears down on North Carolina

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Jeff Flock reports from Carolina Beach on the power surges.

Hurricane Florence power outages top 500,000, could hit 3 million as storm unleashes fury


Power outages from Hurricane Florence, which made landfall this morning in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, have topped 500,000 customers.

Florence: five dead in storm as flooding and surges continue – live updates

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More than 600,000 people without power as Florence, downgraded to tropical storm, continues to lash Carolinas

Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm lands in North Carolina


Officials warn Hurricane Florence could kill "a lot of people" as it hits the US East Coast.

As Florence lashes N.C. coast, forecasters warn of life-threatening storm surge

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Forecasters say the storm, despite being downgraded to Category 1, remains dangerous.

Hurricane Florence: Hundreds in New Bern awaiting rescue from 'catastrophic' storm surge

Hundreds of people are awaiting rescue from their homes as flood waters continue to rise from Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence Live Updates: Rescues in North Carolina as Storm Makes Landfall

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Florence made landfall Friday morning having already driven dangerous storm surges of several feet. Water rescues were underway.

Deadly storm Florence will soak Carolinas all weekend

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Blowing ashore with howling 155 km/h winds, the former hurricane known as Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast.

"In the blink of an eye our street was flooded": New Bern residents recount sudden surge

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More than 360 people were rescued from rising waters in the North Carolina city

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Hurricane Florence power outages top 600,000, could hit 3 million as storm unleashes fury

Power outages from Hurricane Florence, which made landfall this morning in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, have topped 600,000 customers.

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Sep 12

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Sep 12

The Latest: Charleston mayor tells citizens to flee Florence

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