Tropical storm Julia delivers a drenching

nc_julia160914_1500x845(NBC News) — Tropical Storm Julia formed in just hours Tuesday night, over land along Florida’s east coast, rare, but no less powerful.

The storm snapped trees and power lines, spawning tornadoes that left a swath of damage and heavy rain across central Florida before continuing a destructive march up the coast.

Rain continues to be the most serious threat from the storm as it moves up the Carolina coast.

More than six million people are under a flash flood warning across the strike zone, where some areas could see six inches of rain or more.

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