Hundreds of people have been rescued by local authorities, Cajun Navy volunteers and the U.S. Coast Guard since Friday morning.

Hurricane tracker: Where is Florence now? 

Hurricane Florence is now a tropical depression, according to the latest Channel 2 Action News reports.

Florence has been downgraded, but flooding continues and has already led to the deaths of a mother and baby, according to an earlier AJC report.

The National Hurricane Center,, says Florence “continues to produce widespread heavy rains over parts of North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina into western Virginia. Flash flooding will continue over portions of the western mid-Atlantic region.”

As of Monday morning, the storm was 125 miles west southwest of Roanoke, Virginia, and 145 miles west northwest of Greensboro, North Carolina, with sustained winds of 30 miles.

Get complete coverage and forecasts for the hurricane on as Florence approaches the coast in the coming days. 

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