By Bobby Bordelon
After making landfall over the Carolinas on September 14, Hurricane Florence's wind speeds have fallen below tropical storm levels. Although wind speeds have fallen, the remnants of the storm continue to travel inland, toward Appalachia, as a tropical depression on Monday, September 17.
"The remnants of Florence will track into the central Appalachians today. Southeast flow will keep bands of heavier rainfall moving into the Blue Ridge this morning, then some heavier bands of showers and thunderstorms could bring additional flooding this afternoon and evening," reads the announcement from the National Weather Service.
Read more in the Monday, September 17, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.