Hurricane Florence’s sustained winds dropped to 70 mph late Friday afternoon, so Florence is now a tropical storm: #FlorenceHurricane2018: Now a tropical storm, but torrential rains continue (already 20 inches in some spots). #GOESEast is keeping watch as #Florence slowly crawls inland from the Carolina coast. More: https://t.co/n00iSTYo3r pic.twitter.com/oHYpPZMXRW — NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) September 14, Read more

Hurricane Florence was a category 1 hurricane as it made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina this morning: NEW: #Hurricane #Florence has made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina at 7:15 AM EDT (1115 UTC) with estimated maximum winds of 90 mph (150 km/h), and a minimum central pressure estimate of 958 mb (28.29"). https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb Read more

After a chilly start to the day, it was a delightful Thursday afternoon across Minnesota. Temperatures were mild and humidity levels were very low. Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in parts of northwestern Minnesota Thursday evening and overnight Thursday night, and some of the showers and thunderstorms could spread into north-central Minnesota. Updated weather Read more