Updated at 10:35 p.m. ET Storm surges of 9 to 13 feet and rainfall up to 40 inches: Those are two of the most dire warnings about Hurricane Florence's effect on parts of North and South Carolina. Thousands have heeded evacuation orders; others are hoping to cope with the storm in their homes or at local shelters. Weather and emergency officials are warning people in Florence's path not to interpret maps showing the location of the storm's center, or reports that it is losing top wind strength...
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