Florida coast battered by Hurricane Hermine

Much of the Carolinas was being drenched by rain Friday afternoon as Tropical Hermine slid up the East Coast after leaving hundreds of thousands without power in Florida.

Forecasters with the National Weather Service said as many as 7 inches of rain could fall, and in isolated areas it could be more than that.
A flash flood watch was issued for northeast South Carolina and southeast North Carolina though Saturday morning.
The path of the storm, which smashed into Florida’s Panhandle as a Category 1 hurricane Friday morning, is projected to move through coastal South Carolina during the day, through the North Carolina coast Friday night and head into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday.
The Labor Day weekend worry? Rough seas, dangerous surf and strong storm surge up the coast as far north as Connecticut.
The New York City Emergency Management office said no swimming will be allowed on beaches Sunday.

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