Hurricane Arthur, the first hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season, threatens to ruin the Fourth of July for millions on East Coast.
The only road to an Outer Banks island in North Carolina reopened Saturday but thousands were still without power in New England in the storm's wake.
Arthur is now a post-tropical cyclone, with winds of up to 65 mph, as it races north-northwest across Canada.
Hurricane Arthur didn’t do much damage to North Carolina and now it’s headed for New England.
The first named hurricane of the Atlantic season packed a punch with 100 mph winds, but is deteriorating as it moves north toward New England.
Hurricane Arthur, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, offered a breathtaking view — from a safe distance.
Manteo, an island town in North Carolina's Outer Banks, left partially underwater.
The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel reports from the beach at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, as Hurricane Arthur passes nearby.
The hurricane was the first this season, and the first to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.
Arthur is expected to bring dangerous surf and rip currents, torrential rain and power outages and extensive flooding in the Outer Banks.
The season’s first hurricane is expected to grow to Category 2 strength as it nears the North Carolina coast.
As Hurricane Arthur strengthens, Fourth of July beachgoers are urged to be wary of potentially deadly rip currents along the eastern seaboard.
Forecasters said the storm would probably be upgraded to Category 2 later in the day.
Reid Wiseman is tracking the storm from the International Space Station.
A stream of vacationers and residents began to leave some parts of North Carolina's flood-prone Outer Banks as Hurricane Arthur approached.
The tropical storm strengthened to a hurricane overnight, and there are dangerous rip currents all along the Eastern Seaboard. Winds are up to 75 miles per hour. NBC’s Dylan Dreyer reports.
Hurricane Arthur's approach means beachgoers will have to watch out for rip currents, which can hit even when there's no storm in sight.
Arthur strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane early Thursday as it moved steadily toward North Carolina's coast.
Millions of Americans have the potential be in the path of severe weather this holiday weekend.
“Our major goal is to ensure that no lives are lost during this upcoming storm,” North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said.
We've already made our Fourth of July travel and party plans, so Arthur-related bad weather is only likely to spur more spending.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says, "Don't put your stupid hat on. Usually most injuries occur right before a storm, or right after a storm."
NASA's most social media-friendly astronaut captured this striking look at Tropical Storm Arthur from aboard the International Space Station.
NBC News Meteorologist Bill Karins explains the problem with hurricane season forecasts.