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15 September 2018, 01:40 | Ross Houston
Hurricane Florence Starts To Hit The Carolina Coast With High Winds And Rushing Seas
Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern East Coast early Friday morning, bringing with it unrelenting 90 miles per hour winds, a massive storm surge, and heavy rains that will continue to soak the Carolinas for days to come. Others could only wait and hope someone would come for them.
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"WE ARE COMING TO GET YOU", New Bern city officials said on Twitter.
The Miami-based center says Florence is bringing "catastrophic" fresh water flooding over a wide area of the Carolinas.
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Juncker said the European Union would "always show loyalty and solidarity with Ireland when it comes to the Irish border". Each service provider will have a designated point of contact to facilitate communication with the member states.
Hurricane-force winds extended 80 miles from its center, and tropical-storm-force winds up to 195 miles.
Michael Nelson floats in a boat made from a metal tub and fishing floats after the Neuse River went over its banks and flooded his street during Hurricane Florence in New Bern, N.C., Thursday.
Florence is forecast to significantly weaken as it crawls across central South Carolina Saturday; however, residents inland have been warned to expect life-threatening floods and to be without power for days.
About 200 people were rescued in New Bern, a small coastal city 90 miles further north-west, with another 150 residents awaiting help after a 10ft surge in floodwater caused by hours of heavy rainfall.
In Jacksonville, North Carolina, next to Camp Lejeune, firefighters and police fought wind and rain as they went door-to-door to pull people out of the Triangle Motor Inn after the structure began to crumble and the roof started to collapse.
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About 10 million people could be affected by the storm and more than 1 million were ordered to evacuate the coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia. Fortunately for House, he says this storm should not be a devastating event for the beach town in terms of loss of life.
Another woman died in Pender County, North Carolina, after suffering a medical condition.
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In a release dated Thursday the company had said it would "be upgrading natural gas lines in neighborhoods across the state". The National Transportation Safety Board was sending a team to investigate, saying pipelines are within its jurisdiction.
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She said he had no idea what is going on there and that Trump has "no empathy" for anything that doesn't make him look good. It added that the study "was carried out with complete independence and freedom from any kind of interference".
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