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RICHMOND, Va. – Hurricane Arthur will continue to move away from Virginia and North Carolina Friday afternoon. The storm will stay just off the coast of New England, but it will cause some heavy rain, gusty winds and rough surf. Arthur will make another landfall across eastern Canada this weekend. Scroll down for live Arthur updates.
GOOD NEWS! No deaths or serious injuries have been reported in North Carolina from Hurricane Arthur, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday morning. He said he knows of “minimal damage,” but he stressed that state officials don’t have “all reports in” yet.
Arthur will continue to move away from Virginia and North Carolina Friday afternoon. The storm will stay just off the coast of New England, but it will cause some heavy rain, gusty winds and rough surf. Arthur will make another landfall across eastern Canada this weekend.
http://wtvr.com/2014/07/04/hurricane-arthur-pulls-away-from-the-mid-atlantic-coast/Hurricane Arthur made landfall Thursday night at 11:15 pm near Cape Lookout, North Carolina, as a category two hurricane with gusts over 100 mph.
No injuries so far…rip currents extremely dangerous for next several days…please stay out of the ocean.
— Dare County EM (@DareCoEM) July 4, 2014
Arthur is the earliest hurricane to hit North Carolina in a season since records began in 1851. The previous record was July 11, 1901.
— Natl Hurricane Ctr (@NHC_Atlantic) July 4, 2014
Hurricane Arthur made landfall as a category 2 storm between Cape
Lookout and Beaufort, North Carolina, late Thursday, the National
Hurricane Center said.
As the storm moves north, waves will likely be higher than 12 feet.
Hurricane Arthur has become a Category 2
CBS 6 Chief Meteorologist Zach Daniel reports from the Outer Banks near the border of Kill Devil Hills and
Arthur's winds remain at 90 mph. It could be a category 2 (96+ mph) in the next update at 5 pm. (wind speed corrected from prev tweet)
— Mike Stone (@MikeStoneCBS6) July 3, 2014
Here is Mike Stone’s latest Hurricane Arthur update.
Jake Burns spoke with a local family leaving the Outer Banks ahead of Hurricane Arthur.
Jake Burns is providing live Arthur coverage from Nags Heads, N.C.
Darragh Copley, from our sister-station WTKR in Norfolk, provides an Arthur update from Va. Beach.