Gov. Cooper Declares State of Emergency As Florence Approaches East Coast

posted by Dennis Elliott - 

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Governor Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency on Friday as Tropical Storm Florence continues to approach the east coast.

Florence is expected to strengthen to a hurricane by early next week.

Related: Tracking Florence: Carolinas Needs to Watch

Cooper also waived transportation rules to help farmers harvest and transport their crops more quickly.

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