Friday morning hurricane update

September 14, 2018--8:16 a.m.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Florence is making landfall near Wilmington, NC as a Category 1 hurricane with 90 mph sustained winds.

Expected impacts in Georgia remain limited with forecast rainfall in eastern Georgia of over 1" possible with isolated amounts near 2" from late Saturday through Sunday night.

No significant wind impacts are currently expected in Georgia, with eastern areas potentially receiving gusts near or just over 30 mph. 

One person was injured in a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 53 between Pinson Road and Pierce Hill Road Monday morning.
Authorities have released the names of two men accused of murdering a Cartersville man whose body was found in a subdivision in Jackson, Georgia Friday morning.
A 50-year old Rome woman was jailed Sunday on a felony aggravated assault charge.
Wednesday is the final drop-off day for disaster relief supplies for victims of Hurricane Florence.
Airshow legends Michael Goulian, Patty Wagstaff, and Buck Roetman headline a field of the nation's top aerobatic performers set to thrill audiences in the skies over Northwest GA October 13-14.
Gas prices in Georgia declined 1-cent during the past week.
A man is charged with terroristic threats, another man is charged with burglary, theft by taking a motor vehicle and entering an auto, and another man is accused of falsifying time sheets.
A 61-year old Rome man was arrested Saturday on a felony warrant charging him with aggravated assault and aggravated battery.
The shooting took place in the area of 510 Calhoun Ave, close to the old bank at around 4:20 Sunday morning.
Pup-A-Palooza is scheduled for tomorrow including a puppy plunge to benefit P.A.W.S.