Elon area unaffected by Hurricane Dorian as it moves up Atlantic Coast

The hurricane was making its way northeast along the North Carolina coast through the Outer Banks on Friday. 

Updated at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6.


Hurricane Dorian's predicted path as of the morning of Friday, Sept. 6.
The North Carolina coast is experiencing high winds, heavy rains and tornadoes from Hurricane Dorian, but the expansive storm has caused little impact in central North Carolina, including the Elon area. 

The National Weather Service issued new information Thursday night regarding the potential impact of the storm in North Carolina, with flooding rain identified as the greatest threat to the coast and eastern North Carolina. As the storm moved along the North Carolina coast, the Elon area experienced minimal rainfall, and by Friday morning, skies were blue and any potential threat had passed. 

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