WATCH: Dorian’s impact on North and South Carolina

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    Floods and even a tornado have been reported, as as Hurricane Dorian lashes the US states of North and South Carolina with heavy rains and strong winds.

    According to the BBC, tens of thousands of people are also without power iafter strong winds downed power lines.

    According to the BBC, graphics showed waters could rise up to 8ft above ground level on the South Carolina coast, and up to 15in of rain could fall in the coming days.

    Video also emerged of flooding in Charleston, South Carolina.

    The BBC also posted this video report showing Dorian’s impact thus far.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

    A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for…

    • South Santee River SC to Poquoson VA
    • Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds
    • Neuse and Pamlico Rivers
    • Hampton Roads

    A Hurricane Warning is in effect for…

    • Savannah River to the North Carolina/Virginia border
    • Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds

    A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

    • North Carolina/Virginia border to Fenwick Island DE
    • Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point southward
    • Tidal Potomac south of Cobb Island

    A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…

    • Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach MA
    • Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard MA