More Marines are being deployed to North Carolina, following the catastrophic flooding caused by Florence.
Wilmington North Carolina is almost completely without power, as it endures the strongest wind gusts since 1958, which were measured around 105 miles per hour. Hurricane Florence officially made landfall Friday near Wrightsville Beach as a category one storm, moving gradually with sustained winds of around 90 miles per hour. The coast guard clarified both Wilmington and Virginia ports remain closed, but it stands ready to conduct search and rescue missions.
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the East Coast, residents North Carolina are rushing to fuel up their gas tanks before it’s too late.
Hurricane Florence is already being called the storm of a lifetime in certain parts of the Carolinas and officials throughout the southeast corridor are warning residents if they don’t evacuate now — they are on their own.
The East Coast is bracing for Hurricane Florence as it continues to strengthen.
President Trump reaches out to local officials as Hurricane Florence barrels toward the East Coast.
President Trump signs an executive order to strengthen and expand retirement security. Speaking in North Carolina Friday, he said the measure will allow small businesses to group together in order to create association retirement plans.
President Trump is set to head to North Carolina to throw his support behind two GOP congressional candidates. The president will touch down in Charlotte later Friday, where he will sign an executive order aimed at strengthening Americans’ retirement security.