Listen: North Carolina, Wilmington and Hurricane Florence discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
"Four hour news station. Komo four news at eleven straight ahead. Mostly cloudy, chance of showers overnight, lows low fifty s showers likely tomorrow, highs in the upper sixties right now, it's sixty two degrees in Seattle. Now, hurricane Florence is lashing the coast of North Carolina knocking out power to at least eighty thousand people the eye of the storm hasn't made landfall yet. And that's a big concern tonight. Four and slow to a crawl off the coast, and that means there is no end in sight to the rain and the life threatening storm surge heading right now. And there's a lot happening on the feeds tonight. We're watching all of our live cameras are storm chasers. And we're checking in with live reporters on the coast is the Carolinas. Take the full force of four show. Some of the video just coming into our newsroom, this is Wilmington, North Carolina. Where the I is taking aim and you can see the rain blowing sideways beneath the lights driven by those hurricane force winds. And here's a live look at Wilmington right now. What is just after two a m there after days of the vacuum orders. Those who refused to leave are now on their own as powerful wind and several inches of rain hit that port city. One of the areas hit hardest by flooding is new Bern north. Carolina. This is the parking lot of a hotel and marina the storm surge sitting knee-deep water rushing right into night.."