Hurricane Dorian is battering North Carolina's Outer Banks with powerful winds and torrential rain. The latest update from the National Hurricane Center says Dorian is still packing sustained winds of 90 miles per hour as churns to the northeast at 17 miles per hour. The storm is about 70 miles northeast of Cape Hatteras where it made landfall this morning as a Category 1 hurricane. Forecasters say Dorian is causing a life-threatening storm surge along coastal areas as it heads back into the Atlantic.
Photo: A pick-up truck drives through a flooded road in Salvo, North Carolina, as Hurricane Dorian hits the Outer Banks. (Getty Images)