Hurricane Warning issued for North Carolina, South Carolina coasts; rainfall estimate for Triad higher

Category 4 Hurricane Florence could bring torrential rainfall and damaging winds to the Carolinas.

You can also follow the hurricane using the FOX8 Hurricane Tracker.

The hurricane is located about 670 miles east-southeast of Cape Fear and moving west-northwest at 17 mph, according to the 11 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center.

Florence has maximum sustained winds of 140 mph.

A Hurricane Warning has been issued from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Duck, North Carolina, and the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds.

Most of the Triad can expect to see six to 10 inches of rainfall, which is a higher estimate than in earlier advisories.

For the latest closings and delays in the area, click here.

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