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Hurricane Florence update 11pm

Hurricane Florence update 11pm


EYEWITNESS NEWS NIGHT BEAT STARTS NOW.>>THE EYE OF THE STORM IS STILL WELL OFF THE SHORELINE, BUT THE IMPACT OF HURRICANE FLORENCE IS BEING FELT ALONG THE EAST COAST WITH STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN. A STORM SURGE IS CAUSING FLOODING AND SOME DAMAGE AS TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE WITHOUT POWER. THAT NUMBER IS EXPECTED TO GROW AS THE HURRICANE MOVES IN. ANGEE WHAT YOU BUCKMAN HAS BEEN TRACKING THE STORM FOR DAYS. UNFORTUNATELY, IT’S BEEN LIVING UP TO THE BILLING.>>THAT VIDEO TELLS THE STORY OF HOW POWERFUL THE STORM SURGE IS, KNOCKING THINGS DOWN IN ITS PATHS. THAT’S GOING TO BE THE CONCERN FOR POTENTIAL FOR SEVERAL FEET OF RAIN. THIS IS THE RADAR IMAGE. AT THIS POINT STILL A CATEGORY TWO. NEW INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER SHOULD HAVE THAT FOR YOU IN A COUPLE OF MINUTES. WINDS SUSTAINED AT A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE. THE EYE STILL SITTING OFFSHORE. FORECAST TO MAKE LANDFALL IN THE NEXT 12 HOURS IN BETWEEN WILMINGTON. WE’VE HAD BUOY REPORTS OF WINDS GUSTING OVER 100 MILES PER HOURS. RIGHT NOW THE HIGHEST GUSTS NEAR 78. WINDS WILL BE AN ISSUE, THAT STORM SURGE AN ISSUE, AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING DUE TO HEAVY RAIN. WHERE DOES FLORENCE GO? STILL AS A CATEGORY ONE OR TWO MAKING LANDFALL WITHIN THE NEXT 12 HOURS AND SIT IN THE SOUTH EASTERN PART OF THE COUNTRY AND SOAK THE SOUTHEASTERN PART OF THE COUNTRY OVER THE WEEKEND.>>WE’LL CHECK BACK. LASHING COAST FROM VIRGINIA ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE CAROLINAS. THE WORST OF THE STORM IS STILL TO COME. NBC JAY GRAY IS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STRIKE ZONE IN CAROLINA BEACH. AN AREA WHERE THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL.>>EARLY CALLING CARD FOR FLORENCE, DRIVING RAIN, WIND AND WAVES.>>THIS IS A POWERFUL STORM THAT CAN KILL. TODAY, THE THREAT BECOMES A REALITY.>>AND THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING. ROADS HAVE ALREADY BEEN WASHED OVER COMMUNITIES FROM VIRGINIA THROUGH THE CAROLINA ARE FILLING UP WATER PUSHING INTO PLACES IT’S NOT SUPPOSED TO BE AND MORE IS ON THE WAY.>>THE FIRST BANDS OF THE STORM ARE UPON US. WE HAVE DAYS MORE TO GO.>>THE MASSIVE STORM IS EXPECTED TO LINGER.>>THIS IS ENORMOUSLY DANGER.>>MEANDERING ALONG THE COAST FOR 36 TO 48 HOURS. BATTERING COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE STRIKE ZONE. JAY GRAY, NBC NEWS, CAROLINA BEACH NORTH CAROLINA. THERE ARE DOZENS OF HOOSIERS IN NORTH CAROLINA WAITING OUT THE STORM SO THEY CAN STEP INTO HELP. INDIANA TASK FORCE ONE POSTED THESE PICTURES A FEW HOURS AGO SHOWING THE FIRST-RESPONDERS HUD LING IN WHERE THEY’LL STAY UNTIL THE STORM PASSES OVER.>>AND THIS POWERFUL STORM GETS CLOSER TO MAKING LANDFALL, WE’LL CONTINUE TO KEEP YOU UP TO DATE ON THE AIR AND ON THE WEBSITE

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