Tracking Hurricane Florence as it bears down on U.S. East Coast
Hurricane Florence has made landfall along the U.S. East Coast, bringing with it heavy rains and battering winds.
The storm was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane to a tropical storm Friday evening, and has prompted more than a million people to flee the Carolinas and Virgina as residents heed dire warnings from officials.
“This storm is a monster. It’s big and it’s vicious. It is an extremely, dangerous, life-threatening, historic hurricane,” North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said.
Global News was on the ground in storm-impacted areas — below is an archived blog with developments as Florence made landfall.
WATCH: Hurricane Florence batters the Carolinas
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