Volunteers from the Civilian Crisis Response Team help rescue three children from their flooded home September 14, 2018 in James City, United States. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers.
Hurricane Florence made landfall on the East Coast at 7:15 a.m. ET Friday morning. Towns in its path are flooded, dealing with damage, and are without electricity.
The Category 1 hurricane, with winds of more than 90 miles per hour, has been dumping 3 inches of rain an hour
See photos of the areas that have prepared to be hit by Hurricane Florence.