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