Listen: North Carolina, Florence and South Carolina discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
"A lot of the businesses you can see this Dollar General the store next door to it. They have some interesting messages for people here, especially if there's gonna be some damage, and depending on how much damage there is the kind of activity that goes on when you see such damage from hurricane. So it's gonna be interesting to continue to watch over the course of this morning. How things deteriorate as the storm comes from North Carolina to South Carolina, and for us here in Myrtle Beach, what kind of conditions we're going to see over the rest of the afternoon and into the evening again tonight. So we're live in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Perello for Cuomo for news back to you. And right now, we have a team of storm chasers on the ground in the thick of this storm tracking Florence on live twenty two and I'm going to show you this video from alive. Storm chaser in new Bern, North Carolina. You can see right now. He's kind of posted up in front of this building. I was watching a few moments ago, and he was driving around. You could definitely see the wind picking up a lot of water on the road. And just a lot of powerful winds were whipping, and of course, the concern tonight is going to be all the wind damage and the flooding and we'll continue to track these conditions from our storm chasers on the ground for now. Back to you guys and another concern millions could lose power in this storm this video caught the flash transformer explosion in Wilmington that we've also watched street lights flickering on and off so far the power outages remained at eight thousand but that is expected to climb dramatically as Florence continues to move inland. This flagpole. Has been a gauge of the storm's intensity all day long in a matter of hours the wing sheared. The American flag and a coastguard station off Cape. Fear North Carolina. We'll continue watching Oliver live feats in the path of hurricane Florence. And in just a few minutes. We'll have a lab report from Wilmington North Carolina, which is taking the brunt of the storm right now. Breaking tonight, Tacoma. Teachers have reached a deal with the school district that will end the strike and finally start the school year late tonight. We got word that both sides reached a tentative agreement on pay one week and at the teacher strike details. Have not been released, but we know teachers will vote to ratify the agreement tomorrow at eleven AM. If all goes as planned that means school starts in Tacoma on Monday. Developing story out of Boston work gaffes explosions, rocked parts of the city and three other communities. Nearly forty homes and buildings are on fire. One man was killed. Another was critically injured. The mayor of one town told residents, quote, if you stay at home you are at risk. Paralyzed."