**LIVE UPDATES** Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in North Carolina
Hurricane Florence made landfall in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina on Friday at around 7:30 a.m. EST as a Category 1 storm. East coast residents in the storm's path are bracing for days of flooding and extreme damage to property. Earlier this week, Gov. Roy Cooper issued a strict warning to residents regarding Florence: "Don't bet your life on riding out a monster."