Morning light shows over 680,000 power outages across North Carolina

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More than 680,000 customers statewide were without power after Florence made its assault on North Carolina, according to NC Emergency Management. 

As of 7:15 a.m. Sunday, the power outage total was 681,622 with the highest concentration in New Hanover, Brunswick, Carteret, Cumberland and Onslow 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: Florence weakens into Tropical Depression as flood risk rises

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