NC Gov Cooper says Hurricane Florence 'wreaking havoc'
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) —
Gov. Roy Cooper said Friday that Florence is "wreaking havoc" and he's concerned "whole communities" could be wiped away.
He said parts of the state have seen storm surges as high as 10 feet.
Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon said the state is expecting 1,000-year "flood events" in areas between Wilmington and Charlotte.
Cooper said the state hasn't seen any Florence-related fatalities so far, but he's concerned about people's safety as the storm continues.