- A weakened but fast-moving Hurricane Arthur swept along southern New England on Friday night, wielding tropical storm-force winds
- Arthur struck land at the southern end of North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday. It rattled vacation homes, flooded roads and cut off island communities from the mainland
- Arthur would be the first hurricane to hit the U.S. since Superstorm Sandy devastated New York and New Jersey in October 2012
- Tropical Storm Arthur has sparked evacuations and closed beaches and tourist sites along parts of the East Coast.