Hurricane Florence, A Large Category 2 Storm, Starts To Hit North Carolina Coast

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Updated at 10:55 a.m. ET Hurricane Florence's heavy rains and tropical storm-force winds reached North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday morning, leading the way for a storm packing 105-mph winds. Florence has weakened a bit over the past 24 hours, but it has also grown larger and will likely dump torrential rain over North and South Carolina through Monday. "Little change in strength is expected before the center reaches the coast, with weakening expected after the center moves inland," the National Hurricane Center said . Florence is currently a strong Category 2 storm. But despite the drop in wind strength, the most dangerous threat comes from Florence's rains and storm surge, which could bring flooding far inland. "The larger and slower the storm...

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Hurricane Florence, A Large Category 2 Storm, Starts To Hit North Carolina Coast

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