Hurricane Arthur has knocked out power to more than 7,200 NC customers
Hurricane Arthur has knocked out power to more than 7,200 customers in North Carolina, state emergency management officials say.
As of 7 p.m., Arthur had registered maximum sustained winds of 90 mph and was 169 miles southwest of Cape Hatteras. The storm is moving north-northeast at 14 mph.
The storm is now projected to be a Category 2 storm when it moves over North Carolina tonight and tomorrow.
A Category 2 storm means maximum sustained winds of 96-110 mph.
Arthur is the first hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season.