WILMINGTON, N.C. — At least seven people were killed after Hurricane Florence crashed ashore on North Carolina’s coast Friday morning, ripping apart roofs with extreme winds, threatening massive storm surges and requiring dozens of water rescues.

The storm’s death toll rose on Saturday from the five confirmed overnight, with two additional fatalities confirmed by officials in Carteret County, North Carolina. Details about their identities and cause of death have not yet been released.

via Florence, now a tropical storm, still poses ‘catastrophic’ flood threat — has killed at least 7 – AOL Weather

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Florence, now a tropical storm, still poses ‘catastrophic’ flood threat — has killed at least 7 – AOL Weather

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