• Hurricane Florence Leaves Over Half a Million in the Dark

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    Hurricane Florence has knocked out power for more than half a million people less than 24 hours after coming ashore in North Carolina.
    More than 615,849 customers have lost power as of 2 pm Friday, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Florence touched down early Friday as a category 1 storm with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, quickly knocking out power.
    Originally rated as a category 4 storm, East Coasters began preparing for high winds and rain earlier this week. Over 1 million people are under evacuation warnings, with 10 million more under storm watches...
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  • A North Carolina newsroom was evacuated while reporters were live on air covering Hurricane Florence

    11 days ago - By Chron

    REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
    The newsroom of ABC affiliate WCTI12 in New Bern, North Carolina was evacuated while meteorologists were live on air covering Hurricane Florence.
    New Bern - which was under evacuation orders - is contending with rising floodwaters from rainfall and the storm surge associated with Florence.
    150 people remain trapped in New Bern, and FEMA rescuers are trying to reach them.
    Follow our live updates page for the latest on the storm.
    A newsroom in New Bern, North Carolina was evacuated while two meteorologists were live on air covering the onslaught of Hurricane Florence.
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  • A North Carolina newsroom was evacuated while reporters were live on air covering Hurricane Florence

    A North Carolina newsroom was evacuated while reporters were live on air covering Hurricane Florence

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    The newsroom of ABC affiliate WCTI12 in New Bern, North Carolina was evacuated while meteorologists were live on air covering Hurricane Florence .
    New Bern - which was under evacuation orders - is contending with rising floodwaters from rainfall and the storm surge associated with Florence.
    150 people remain trapped in New Bern, and FEMA rescuers are trying to reach them.
    Follow our live updates page for the latest on the storm.
    A newsroom in New Bern, North Carolina was evacuated while two meteorologists were live on air covering the onslaught of Hurricane Florence .
    "We have a situation...
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  • How this Marine veteran plans to ride out Hurricane Florence: 'It's just water'

    How this Marine veteran plans to ride out Hurricane Florence: 'It's just water'

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Business Insider met two Marine veterans in North Carolina who said they plan to ride out Hurricane Florence.
    Charles Stewart, 75, said he lives in a mobile home, and will go to his car or truck if it gets dangerous.
    Carl Foskey, 66, said he has a well-built home and will ride the storm out with his wife.
    Neither of the Marines said they were nervous.
    LELAND, North Carolina - Marine veteran Charles Stewart sat on the bumper of his car in a Waffle House parking lot directly in the path of Hurricane Florence.
    Wearing loose-fitting jeans, a turquoise T-shirt and brown Rockwell shoes, he...
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  • ‘Not today, Flo': Realtors live-stream, struggle to find power as Hurricane Florence makes landfall

    11 days ago - By Inman

    After several days of worry and hurried preparation, Hurricane Florence has begun its assault on the South Carolina coast.
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