Transcript for Hurricane Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina
Good morning everyone. It was a long night for many north Carolinians along our coast. Most of southeastern north Carolina's outer danger. But this morning. Hurricane Dorian officially made landfall near hatteras. And continues to batter the outer banks. And noon eastern northeastern North Carolina with heavy wind and rain. That danger right now is the rising storm surge afford to seven feet. And flash floods as a hurricane churns along the coast. Flash flood emergencies have been issued for dare and Hyde county's. And officials are telling people to get to the highest point in their houses. There are significant concern. About hundreds of people trapped on ocracoke island. There are rescue teams ready. As soon as they can get in. This latest development shows that we cannot yet let our guard down. For the outer banks in northeastern North Carolina continued to shelter in a safe place. Keep off the roads. And stay alert. We currently have more than 2151000. Power outages and crews are working hard to restore power to those customers. And we should see those numbers dropped throughout the day. There's still significant rain falling in eastern North Carolina and it will continue to rain through much of the day.
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