3am update: Hurricane Arthur packing winds of 100 mph
7/4/14–Here’s the 3am update from WRAL.com as Hurricane Arthur moves over NC as a Category 2 storm:
3 a.m. – Hurricane Arthur continues to pack winds of 100 mph as it moves over the northeast corner of North Carolina. Winds with tropical-storm-level punch could be felt as far inland as Interstate 95.
It is advancing at 21 mph to the north and east, WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said.
“I am especially worried about what’s happening along what we call the ‘Inner Banks,’ those areas along the Pamlico Sound. They could be getting a good bit of flooding,” she said.
The next official update from the National Hurricane Center comes at 5 a.m.
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