California first responders head east to assist with Hurricane Florence

CALIFORNIA (KIEM) – As Hurricane Florence is downgraded to a Category 2 storm, its expected impacts are still expected to be extreme, and life-threatening.

That is why California’s Office of Emergency Services is sending ‘best-of-the-best’ first responders to the East Coast, prior to the hurricane’s expected landfall on Friday.

Follow along on Redwood News as we continue to track this storm and other current weather events.