Evacuations

Mobile homes are upended and debris is strewn about at the Holiday Trav-l Park, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C, after a possible tornado generated by Hurricane Dorian struck the area. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 10:18 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Officials in the Bahamas say the country's death toll from Hurricane Dorian has increased to 30. Bahamian Health Minister Duane Sands told The Associated Press that in a phone interview late Thursday that he expects...
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Mobile homes are upended and debris is strewn about at the Holiday Trav-l Park, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C, after a possible tornado generated by Hurricane Dorian struck the area. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 10:07 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Officials in the Bahamas say the county's death toll from Hurricane Dorian has increased to 30. Bahamian Health Minister Duane Sands told The Associated Press that in a phone interview late Thursday that he expects...
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Kathy Desiderio took advantage of a calm between burst of rain to walk her dog Lily and survey the tornado damage at her neighbor's homes. A tornado touched down in the The Farm at Brunswick County in Carolina Shores, N.C. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, damaging homes ahead of Hurricane Dorian's arrival. (Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 9:53 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Students from the Bahamas who have been affected by Hurricane Dorian are being offered free room and board at a historically black university in Virginia. Hampton University announced Thursday that students from the...
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Kathy Desiderio took advantage of a calm between burst of rain to walk her dog Lily and survey the tornado damage at her neighbor's homes. A tornado touched down in the The Farm at Brunswick County in Carolina Shores, N.C. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, damaging homes ahead of Hurricane Dorian's arrival. (Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 9:00 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 9 p.m. The worst weather from Hurricane Dorian is lashing parts of southern North Carolina. Southport posted on Twitter that the city of 3,700 lost power around 7:30 p.m. Thursday as wind gusts approaching hurricane force in...
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Residents of the Boardwalk RV Park discuss the path of a possible waterspout or tornado, generated by Hurricane Dorian, struck the area, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 8:53 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian sideswiped the Carolinas with shrieking winds, tornadoes and sideways rain Thursday as it closed in for a possible direct hit on the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. At least four deaths in the Southeast were blamed on the storm. Twisters spun off by Dorian...
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Mobile homes are upended and debris is strewn about at the Holiday Trav-l Park, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C, after a possible tornado generated by Hurricane Dorian struck the area. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 8:21 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Hurricane Dorian is getting closer to North Carolina as it continues to weaken. In an 8 p.m. advisory, the National Hurricane Center says the storm is about 30 miles (48 miles) south of Cape Fear, North Carolina, near...
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Mobile homes are upended and debris is strewn about at the Holiday Trav-l Park, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C, after a possible tornado generated by Hurricane Dorian struck the area. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 7:00 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 7 p.m. A Florida-based cruise line is setting sail and taking supplies, first responders and volunteers to Grand Bahama island and bringing back people who want to evacuate after Hurricane Dorian. Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's...
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Residents of the Boardwalk RV Park discuss the path of a possible waterspout or tornado, generated by Hurricane Dorian, struck the area, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
Tim Wenger
September 05, 2019 - 6:52 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian sideswiped the Carolinas with shrieking winds, tornadoes and sideways rain Thursday as it closed in for a possible direct hit on the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. At least four deaths in the Southeast were blamed on the storm. Twisters spun off by Dorian...
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Residents of the Boardwalk RV Park discuss the path of a possible waterspout or tornado, generated by Hurricane Dorian, struck the area, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 6:02 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian sideswiped the Carolinas with shrieking winds, tornadoes and sideways rain Thursday as it closed in for a possible direct hit on the dangerously exposed Outer Banks. At least four deaths in the Southeast were blamed on the storm. Twisters spun off by Dorian...
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Mobile homes are upended and debris is strewn about at the Holiday Trav-l Park, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Emerald Isle, N.C, after a possible tornado generated by Hurricane Dorian struck the area. (Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP)
September 05, 2019 - 5:25 pm
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 5:20 p.m. North Carolina officials say coastal areas have yet to see the worst from Hurricane Dorian despite apparent tornadoes and heavy rains as the storm approaches from the south. Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday urged residents...
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