WDRB's Marc Weinberg and Travis Ragsdale are reporting from Panama City Beach, Florida.
A mother and her infant were killed when a tree fell on their house in Wilmington, North Carolina, and a third person died in the storm about a half-hour north of there.
Our team is in Topsail Beach, North Carolina as the eye of the category one storm moves inland.
The calm of the North Carolina coastline on Wednesday will soon give way to the fury of Hurricane Florence, which will make landfall Thursday along the east coast of the United States.
Several organizations in Kentucky and Indiana are sending crews to help before and after the hurricane hits -- and they're not sure how long they'll be there.
As many as 18 employees were inside the building, but made it out unharmed.