More than 670K without power in North Carolina

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A fire truck drives past a large tree blown over by Hurricane Florence on September 14, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

More than 670,000 customers statewide were without power after Hurricane Florence made its assault on North Carolina, according to NC Emergency Management. 

As of 8:30 p.m., the power outage total was 676,704 with the highest concentration in New Hanover, Brunswick, Carteret, Cumberland, and Robeson counties. 

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The Charlotte area is expected to see heavy rain and 30-40 mph winds in the coming days, which could cause power outages and flooding in certain areas. 

LINK: Main concerns for Charlotte area ahead of Florence are flooding, power outages

FOX 46 has complied a series of resources to help you through the storm. These include links to emergency management, helpful tips, and various other contact. You can find the link here