Tropical Storm Ophelia barrels across North Carolina with heavy rain and strong winds


Surfers ride the waves Saturday as the ocean is whipped up by Tropical Storm Ophelia at Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, N.C.

Ophelia was generating 50 mph winds and is expected to produce up to 8 inches of rain in some parts of North Carolina and Virginia on Saturday.

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