And cameras aboard the International Space Station managed to catch incredible footage just a few minutes after the storm's landfall.
Authorities say the woman and her 8-month-old child died when the tree smashed into their one-story house on a residential street east of downtown Wilmington around 7 a.m. The father was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the hurricane was "wreaking havoc" on the coast and could wipe out entire communities as it makes its "violent grind across our state for days".
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Resident Jay Manning said he and his wife watched with alarm as water filled the street.
Eudy said his family stayed in their home partly to protect their house.
"We have solid data across decades of rainfall records to nail the attribution - climate change is increasing the frequency of extreme rainfall events", Cobb said.
Once a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour (225 kph), the hurricane was downgraded to a Category 1 on Thursday night.
Hurricane Florence has made landfall in North Carolina, but its crawling pace and overwhelming storm surges are setting up hours and hours of destruction and human suffering - with dozens desperately awaiting rescue in one flooded town alone.
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The National Hurricane Center downgraded it to a tropical storm on Friday afternoon, but warned that life-threatening storm surges - in which water is pushed over land that would normally be dry - and catastrophic freshwater flooding were still expected. About 10 million people could be affected by the storm.
Right now, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center is predicting that Florence will become a tropical storm tomorrow (Sept. 15) over SC, continue northwest to eastern Kentucky, then swing northeast and track over most of New England early next week.
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After that, Florence is forecast to move northwest and north and move across western SC on Sunday, Sept. 15, and across western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee on Monday, Sept. 16, the NHC said. Significant weakening is expected over the weekend.
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