Hurricane Florence continues to bring large amounts of rain and wind to the area. Conditions are expected to remain the same throughout Friday and Saturday.
As the storm blew, crews from area towns were barricading streets due to falling limbs, clearing storm drains and monitoring conditions.
Most area business are closed. In Dunn, Cookout as well as Subway restaurants were in operation with some customers looking meals. In addition some gas stations remained open.
US Postal Service operations continued to be closed, causing delivery of Friday's Daily Record to be limited to rack and retail stores that are open.