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'We just don't want people to think this is over': North Carolina's governor gives a stark warning as Hurricane Florence continues ravaging the state

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Hurricane Florence is tearing through the Carolinas with disastrous flooding and record-setting rainfall.
"We just don't want people to think this is over because it's not. It's not anywhere," North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said on Saturday.
The storm has killed five so far, and officials expect the death toll to rise.
Hurricane Florence , now a tropical storm, is tearing through the Carolinas with heavy rainfall and 50 mph wind.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper warned in a briefing Saturday morning that more people in the state are in danger now than...
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How hurricanes like Florence form

How hurricanes like Florence form

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Hurricane Florence is tearing through the Carolinas with record-setting rainfall and 50 mph wind.
Hurricanes form near the equator, driven by warm ocean water.
As humans warm up the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels, hurricanes are getting slower, wetter, and more dangerous.
Hurricane Florence , now a tropical storm, is tearing through the Carolinas with heavy rainfall and 50 mph wind.
The center of the storm is hovering over eastern South Carolina, after making landfall at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on Friday. See the rest of the story at Business...
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