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National Weather Service

Tropical Storm Florence could bring minor flooding, rain to area over weekend

Tropical Storm Florence could bring minor flooding, rain to area over weekend

The center of Tropical Storm Florence is moving slowly west over eastern South Carolina Saturday afternoon, according to a National Weather Service news release.

The storm is bringing heavy rains and flooding to the Carolinas with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, the release states.

Showers are possible in the Williamsburg area Saturday and Sunday. Williamsburg, James City and York are under coastal flood advisories until 6 a.m. Sunday.

Busch Gardens will open Sunday. Howl-O-Scream will begin at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, though the opening of haunted houses has been delayed due to storm preparation, according to a post on the Busch Gardens Facebook...

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