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Fox 4 Chief Meteorologist reports from North Carolina

Posted at 9:18 AM, Sep 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-14 09:29:38-04

Fox 4 Chief Meteorologist Derek Beasley is in Wilmington, North Carolina today to observe conditions as Hurricane Florence makes landfall. 

Florence officially made landfall at 7:15 AM near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane. Despite the Category 1 classification, Beasley describes this storm as a "monster" with the potential for life-threatening storm surge and catastrophic rain continuing in the Carolinas. 

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