'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Flore...

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence hits Category 4 as it churns toward Carolinas

Hurricane Florence is now a Category 4 storm and is "rapidly strengthening" as it heads toward the Carolinas coast, bringing "exceptionally heavy rain," the National Hurricane Center said Monday. In a 5 p.m. EDT update from the NHC, the storm's winds rose to 140 mph, and it picked up speed in its westward track, doubling its speed from Sunday to 13 mph.

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