FLORENCE GETS DEADLY: First Fatalities Reported as Hurricane Florence Slams Carolinas

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.14.18

Local police in North Carolina confirmed the first official deaths caused by Hurricane Florence Friday, confirming two fatalities occurred when a tree slammed into a house in Wilmington, NC.

According to Wilmington Police, the victims were a mother and her infant. The father was taken to a local hospital with injuries.

The powerful storm is slowly making its way inland from the Carolina coast with local residents warned of torrential downpours, high winds, flooded rivers, and power outages in the days ahead.

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FLORENCE ARRIVES: Major Hurricane Hits Carolinas, +300k Without Power, Hundreds Stranded

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.14.18

Hurricane Florence slammed the Carolina coast early Friday morning; cutting power to over 300,000 residents and leaving hundreds stranded as the massive storm caused severe flooding and torrential rain.

“Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, early Friday morning, thrashing the already battered coast with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains that officials warned could trigger catastrophic floods further inland,” writes Fox News.

According to initial estimates, the tide in Emerald Isle, NC was a staggering seven feet above average.

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FLORENCE'S FURY: Hurricane Generating ‘80 FOOT HIGH’ Waves, Evacuations Ordered

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.12.18

Hurricane Florence is slowly picking up steam as it makes its way towards the east coast of the United States, with US officials saying the massive storm is generating waves as high as 80 feet tall.

“Hurricane Florence’s potentially devastating winds are generating enormous waves as high as 83 feet as it continues to make its way toward the East Coast and insurers predict it will become the costliest such storm to ever hit the continental U.S.,” writes Fox News.

The National Hurricane Center confirmed the mega-waves Wednesday, saying the enormous surf was being produced by a combination of strong winds and the storms current trajectory. The center said the waves were detected by satellite data.

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