The father was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries.
The White House said Friday U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to areas hit by Hurricane Florence next week, once it has been determined that his travel would not disrupt any rescue or recovery efforts.
Hurricane Florence's came ashore at Wrightsville Beach, near Wilmington, N.C., at 7:15 a.m. ET on Friday with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
Salisbury, N.C. -based Food Lion on Friday said it has begun now accepting financial donations for Hurricane Florence relief at its 1,000 stores. NEW BERN OVERWHELMEDIn New Bern, North Carolina, the storm surge "overwhelmed" the town, located at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers, Cooper said.
More than 12,000 were in shelters in North Carolina.
The Cajun Navy, a rescue team formed after Katrina, scoured the small town of New Bern for victims when overnight flooding sent residents to their attics and rooftops.
Over 60 people had to be pulled out of a collapsing motel in Jacksonville, North Carolina, and hundreds were saved as water levels rose.
"To those in the storm's path, if you can hear me, please stay sheltered in place", he said at a news conference in Raleigh, adding that Florence would "continue its violent grind across the state for days".
A gust of 169km/h was recorded at Wilmington airport, surpassing the power of Hurricane Fran two decades ago.
There were reports of trees and branches down throughout the areas and thousands in Horry County experienced power outages.
As Florence raged, a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico brought heavy rain to already saturated areas along the Texas coast, resulting in street flooding and prompting some schools to cancel or cut short classes.
A North Carolina city situated between two rivers says it has around 150 people waiting to be rescued from rising flood waters from Hurricane Florence. That's down from a high of 140mph, but still expected to cause "life-threatening storm surge and rainfall".
"A big worry about Hurricane Florence is that it's not acting like a normal hurricane", said Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher, reporting from Wilmington, North Carolina.
Members of the North Carolina National Guard finish stacking sand bags under a highway overpass near the Lumber River which is expected to flood from hurricane Florence's rain.
These types of slow-moving storms - like Hurricane Harvey - can be particularly unsafe because of the rain and flooding they can bring.
"The worst of the storm is not yet here, but these are the early warnings of the days to come", North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper told reporters just before the hurricane made landfall.
The National Hurricane Centre downgraded it to a tropical storm on Friday, but warned it would dump as much as 70 to 100 centimetres of rain on the coasts of North and SC.
As Hurricane Florence sidesteps Greater Williamsburg, many locals are wondering what to do with all their extra supplies.
"We aren't going to try to restore power for quite some time, probably", Outlaw, the mayor, said.
More than 1.7 million people in Virginia, North and SC were told to evacuate ahead of Florence's arrival.
The NHC predicted "catastrophic freshwater flooding" to hit "over portions of North and SC".
Combined with a solid running attack and an above average offensive line Atlanta could struggle on the road. The Falcons' only touchdown, a 9-yard run by Tevin Coleman, was set up by Deion Jones' interception.
They will be $59.99 for a pair, and you can only get it if you have a Nintendo Switch Online individual or family membership. The app allows players to voice chat with friends while playing certain games, with the example shown as Mario Tennis Aces .
Trubisky called his own number on an option and scored the first touchdown of the Nagy era on a two-yard run to make it 7-0. Kizer was the Packers' quarterback for two series and produced two of the most embarrassing turnovers I've ever seen.
However, he left to United Kingdom without paying bank debts and Government of India's plans of extradition didn't work out yet. That was the last time Nirav, who is wanted in the Rs 13,000-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud, was seen in public.
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Legend's speech continued: "I think the projects that we have done to get the EGOT have been huge collaborative efforts". John Legend now has an EGOT in his kitty, becoming the youngest person to have the prestigious quartet of awards.
The No. 3 Argentine advanced after defending champion Rafael Nadal retired from Friday's other semifinal with a knee injury. Not since Roger Federer won five in a row from 2004-08 has a man repeated at the final Grand Slam tournament of the season.
So proud today! Decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing #Section377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights! The court said sex with animals, which also forms a part of Section 377 , would remain a criminal offense.
Cuomo defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary
Joe Crowley, the House of Representatives' fourth-ranking Democrat, in an upset in the 14th Congressional District primary. Nixon posed for photos with supporters in Manhattan's Union Square before she voted Thursday at a community center.
Confirmed: US Will Close PLO "Embassy"
He also added that they would accredit their funds in USA financial system and will indict them in the U.S. criminal system. The administration is trying to draw a connection between the two and pressure Palestinians to talk directly with Israel.
Titans' Mariota (elbow) questionable to return in Miami
In the third quarter, Mariota took a hit on his right hand after being knocked down by Dolphins defensive lineman William Hayes . The teams went to the locker room during the delay and stayed on the field for halftime, which was shortened to three minutes.
Olivia Newton-John reveals third cancer diagnosis
She's cut sugar out of her diet and also takes tinctures of cannabis oil, made from marijuana grown by her husband. Newton-John was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, undergoing a partial mastectomy and reconstruction.