PHOTOS: Florence thrashes US

Florence was downgraded to a tropical depression Sunday morning, but it still wreaked havoc on the Carolinas, flooding roads as it dumped more than 30 inches of rain since Florence made landfall Friday.

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Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wade through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wade through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A member of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wades through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A member of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wades through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A group of local fishermen keep an eye on the Cape Fear River as they stage for potential water rescues while additional flooding remains a threat from Florence, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A group of local fishermen keep an eye on the Cape Fear River as they stage for potential water rescues while additional flooding remains a threat from Florence, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A group of local fishermen keep an eye on the Cape Fear River as they stage for potential water rescues while additional flooding remains a threat from Florence, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A group of local fishermen keep an eye on the Cape Fear River as they stage for potential water rescues while additional flooding remains a threat from Florence, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Coast Guard Road leading to the south end of Emerald Isle is seen after Hurricane Florence hit Emerald Isle, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Coast Guard Road leading to the south end of Emerald Isle is seen after Hurricane Florence hit Emerald Isle, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
Helen McKoy walks down a flooded street in her neighborhood as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. "I've never seen it like this before," said McCoy of the rising water down the street from her home. "Whatever God got for me he's going to give it to me. He said he's going to take care of us and that's what I'm going to have to live on." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Helen McKoy walks down a flooded street in her neighborhood as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. “I’ve never seen it like this before,” said McCoy of the rising water down the street from her home. “Whatever God got for me he’s going to give it to me. He said he’s going to take care of us and that’s what I’m going to have to live on.” (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A church flooded by Hurricane Matthew two years ago is surrounded by rushing water as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A church flooded by Hurricane Matthew two years ago is surrounded by rushing water as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A downtown street sits empty under a citywide curfew as the threat of additional flooding from Florence remains, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A downtown street sits empty under a citywide curfew as the threat of additional flooding from Florence remains, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team check cars in a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team check cars in a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Ernestine Crumpler
Ernestine Crumpler, 80, is helped by members of the Nebraska Task Force 1 urban search and rescue team as they evacuate an assisted living facility to a church as a precaution against potential flooding the city could see from tropical storm Florence in Fayetteville, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A downed tree uprooted by Hurricane Florence lies next to homes in New Bern, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
A downed tree uprooted by Hurricane Florence lies next to homes in New Bern, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (AP/Steve Helber)
Joanna Faulkner, Kayla Faulkner
Joanna Faulkner carries her daughter Kayla, 3, out of a high water vehicle after being evacuated by the police when her neighborhood began to flood as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Susan Hedgepeth is assisted along with her dog Cooper by members of the U.S. Coast Guard in Lumberton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Hedgepeth was moved to higher ground. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Susan Hedgepeth is assisted along with her dog Cooper by members of the U.S. Coast Guard in Lumberton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Hedgepeth was moved to higher ground. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (AP/Gerry Broome)
Petty Officer Second Class David Kelley patrols a flooded neighborhood in Lumberton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Petty Officer Second Class David Kelley patrols a flooded neighborhood in Lumberton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (AP/Gerry Broome)
A member of the U.S. Coast Guard walks down Mill Creek Road checking houses after tropical storm Florence hit Newport N.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
A member of the U.S. Coast Guard walks down Mill Creek Road checking houses after tropical storm Florence hit Newport N.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
A boat is displaced in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
A boat is displaced in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
 A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
 A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
 A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Lynn Williams, left, and Guy Covington of Hartsville watch the surf from Tropical Storm Florence as the storm pulled away from Myrtle Beach, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (Andrew Knapp/The Post And Courier via AP)
Lynn Williams, left, and Guy Covington of Hartsville watch the surf from Tropical Storm Florence as the storm pulled away from Myrtle Beach, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (Andrew Knapp/The Post And Courier via AP) (AP/Andrew Knapp)
Kevin Knox carries gas and a generator after being rescued from his flooded neighborhood from the effects of Florence, now a tropical storm, in New Bern, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Kevin Knox carries gas and a generator after being rescued from his flooded neighborhood from the effects of Florence, now a tropical storm, in New Bern, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed) (AP/Allen G. Breed)
In places like New Bern, North Carolina, heavy winds and floods displaced boats in land. More than two feet of rain had fallen in some areas in North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
In places like New Bern, North Carolina, heavy winds and floods displaced boats inland. More than two feet of rain had fallen in some areas in North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner )
Moved by winds and waves, a boat drifted inland in New Bern, North Carolina. The city was hit particularly hard by Hurricane Florence. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Moved by winds and waves, a boat drifted in land in New Bern, North Carolina. The city was hit particularly hard by Hurricane Florence. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner )
Floodwaters displaced a boat in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Floodwaters displaced a boat in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner) (WTOP/Steve Dresner )
Authorities evacuate a family from rising waters caused by Florence, now a tropical storm, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in New Bern, N.C.  (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Authorities evacuate a family from rising waters caused by Florence, now a tropical storm, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in New Bern, N.C. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
A National Guard vehicle drives past a Waffle House as Hurricane Florence slowly moves across the East Coast Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
A National Guard vehicle drives past a Waffle House as Hurricane Florence slowly moves across the East Coast Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford) (AP/Sean Rayford)
Eric Edwards Jr., left, and Elliott Farmer Jr. look at their phones from a blow up mattress at a storm shelter at Washington Street United Methodist Church as Florence slowly moves across the East Coast Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threat is days from ending as remnants of the hurricane slowly creep inland across the Carolinas. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
Eric Edwards Jr., left, and Elliott Farmer Jr. look at their phones from a blow up mattress at a storm shelter at Washington Street United Methodist Church as Florence slowly moves across the East Coast Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threat is days from ending as remnants of the hurricane slowly creep inland across the Carolinas. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford) (AP/Sean Rayford)
A fallen tree is shown after it crashed through the home where a woman and her baby were killed in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
A fallen tree is shown after it crashed through the home where a woman and her baby were killed in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP/Chuck Burton)
With use of a generator Ed and Nancy Schueren make dinner as they cope with no power and water after high winds and water from Hurricane Florence hit Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
With use of a generator Ed and Nancy Schueren make dinner as they cope with no power and water after high winds and water from Hurricane Florence hit Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
Members of the North Carolina National Guard finish stacking sand bags under a highway overpass near the Lumber River which is expected to flood from Hurricane Florence's rain in Lumberton, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Members of the North Carolina National Guard finish stacking sand bags under a highway overpass near the Lumber River which is expected to flood from Hurricane Florence’s rain in Lumberton, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Rescue team members Sgt. Matt Locke, left, and Sgt. Nick Muhar, right, from the North Carolina National Guard 1/120th battalion, evacuates a family as the rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence threatens their home in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Rescue team members Sgt. Matt Locke, left, and Sgt. Nick Muhar, right, from the North Carolina National Guard 1/120th battalion, evacuates a family as the rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence threatens their home in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward) (AP/Chris Seward)
Russ Lewis
Russ Lewis looks for shells along the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. “We might get lucky; we might not. We’ll find out,” said Lewis of the storm. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A speed boat sits wedged in bushes in the parking lot of a waterfront hotel in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Winds and rains from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to swell, swamping the coastal city. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
A speed boat sits wedged in bushes in the parking lot of a waterfront hotel in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Winds and rains from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to swell, swamping the coastal city. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed) (AP/Allen G. Breed)
Residents at Trent Court Apartments wait out the weather as rising waters get closer to their doors in New Bern, N.C. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come.  (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
Residents at Trent Court Apartments wait out the weather as rising waters get closer to their doors in New Bern, N.C. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come. (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP) (AP/Gray Whitley)
High winds and water surround buildings as Hurricane Florence hits Front Street in downtown Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
High winds and water surround buildings as Hurricane Florence hits Front Street in downtown Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
The mast of a sunken boat sits at a dock at the Grand View Marina in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Winds and rains from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to swell, swamping the coastal city. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
The mast of a sunken boat sits at a dock at the Grand View Marina in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Winds and rains from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to swell, swamping the coastal city. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed) (AP/Allen G. Breed)
Vehicles drive through water from the White Oak River flooding Highway 24 as Hurricane Florence hit Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Vehicles drive through water from the White Oak River flooding Highway 24 as Hurricane Florence hit Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
A few cars drive along an almost deserted Market St. in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Florence's outer bands of wind and rain began lashing North Carolina on Thursday.  (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
A few cars drive along an almost deserted Market St. in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Florence’s outer bands of wind and rain began lashing North Carolina on Thursday. (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP) (AP/Matt Born)
A message on a boarded-up business encourages people to be safe as Hurricane Florence hits downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
A message on a boarded-up business encourages people to be safe as Hurricane Florence hits downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward) (AP/Chris Seward)
People survey the damage caused by Hurricane Florence on Front Street in downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
People survey the damage caused by Hurricane Florence on Front Street in downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward) (AP/Chris Seward)
Debris from Hurricane Florence covers a street in downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Debris from Hurricane Florence covers a street in downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward) (AP/Chris Seward)
Flooding caused by Hurricane Florence covers blocks of Front Street in downtown New Bern, N.C.,  Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Flooding caused by Hurricane Florence covers blocks of Front Street in downtown New Bern, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward) (AP/Chris Seward)
Sean Hayes, right, from Manteo, N.C., eats at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant with his family as the deck is covered with a few inches of water from effects of Hurricane Florence Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Sean Hayes, right, from Manteo, N.C., eats at Bubba’s Seafood Restaurant with his family as the deck is covered with a few inches of water from effects of Hurricane Florence Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
Isle of Palms police officer Detective Sergeant Sharon Baldrick speaks with Isle of Palms residents James Sireci, at right, and his son Aaron as she pets their family dog, Allie, on the Isle of Palms, S.C., as Hurricane Florence moves ashore near Wilmington, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
Isle of Palms police officer Detective Sergeant Sharon Baldrick speaks with Isle of Palms residents James Sireci, at right, and his son Aaron as she pets their family dog, Allie, on the Isle of Palms, S.C., as Hurricane Florence moves ashore near Wilmington, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Mic Smith) (AP/Mic Smith)
Emmett Marshall, 4, from Norfolk, Va. wades in floodwaters, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the Larchmont area of Norfolk, Va., as the effects of Hurricane Florence are felt. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Emmett Marshall, 4, from Norfolk, Va. wades in floodwaters, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the Larchmont area of Norfolk, Va., as the effects of Hurricane Florence are felt. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
Part of the roof of Tidewater Brewing Co. lies on the ground in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Part of the roof of Tidewater Brewing Co. lies on the ground in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP/Chuck Burton)
Ethan Hall, right, Michael Jenkins, center, and Nash Fralick, left, examine damage to Tidewater Brewing Co. in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Ethan Hall, right, Michael Jenkins, center, and Nash Fralick, left, examine damage to Tidewater Brewing Co. in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP/Chuck Burton)
People walk past a tree uprooted by strong winds lies across a street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
People walk past a tree uprooted by strong winds lies across a street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP/Chuck Burton)
A tree uprooted by strong winds lies across a street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
A tree uprooted by strong winds lies across a street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP/Chuck Burton)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
Before sunrise, high winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C.,Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Before sunrise, high winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C.,Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
Russ Lewis looks for shells along the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. "We might get lucky we might not we'll find out," said Lewis of the storm. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Russ Lewis looks for shells along the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. “We might get lucky we might not we’ll find out,” said Lewis of the storm. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C.,Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C.,Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
Russ Lewis covers his eyes from a gust of wind and a blast of sand as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Russ Lewis covers his eyes from a gust of wind and a blast of sand as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Russ Lewis looks for shells along the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. "I woke up this morning and couldn't hear the ocean. It's kind of spooky," said Lewis. "You don't expect to see the ocean this calm." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Russ Lewis looks for shells along the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. “I woke up this morning and couldn’t hear the ocean. It’s kind of spooky,” said Lewis. “You don’t expect to see the ocean this calm.” (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Waves slam the Oceana Pier & Pier House Restaurant in Atlantic Beach, N.C.,  Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the area. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)
Waves slam the Oceana Pier & Pier House Restaurant in Atlantic Beach, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the area. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP) (AP/Travis Long)
Stoney Williamson, right, unloads a generator for his brother-in-law, rear, whose home flooded two years ago from Hurricane Matthew, as Harry Campbell, left, looks on in Nichols, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Stoney Williamson, right, unloads a generator for his brother-in-law, rear, whose home flooded two years ago from Hurricane Matthew, as Harry Campbell, left, looks on in Nichols, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Lisa Postlewait, from Virginia Beach, Va., takes a picture near the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier , Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Lisa Postlewait, from Virginia Beach, Va., takes a picture near the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier , Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) (AP/Tom Copeland)
The oceanfront is seen after sunset, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The oceanfront is seen after sunset, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
A couple walks along the boardwalk as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A couple walks along the boardwalk as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
A police vehicle patrols the beach after an evening curfew went into effect as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A police vehicle patrols the beach after an evening curfew went into effect as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Fishermen launch a boat as they attempt to recover their haul-seine fishing net, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Fishermen launch a boat as they attempt to recover their haul-seine fishing net, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (NOAA via AP)
This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (NOAA via AP) (AP)
Heavy surf crashes the dunes at high tide in Nags Head, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Heavy surf crashes the dunes at high tide in Nags Head, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (AP/Gerry Broome)
Bob Bowman, from Virginia Beach, Va., gets some air as he kiteboards, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Bob Bowman, from Virginia Beach, Va., gets some air as he kiteboards, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
Heavy surf washes under Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Heavy surf washes under Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (AP/Gerry Broome)
Jim Mehlich, left, and Hans Seda, both with the Hilton Hotel, work to pull down an American flag in windy conditions, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Jim Mehlich, left, and Hans Seda, both with the Hilton Hotel, work to pull down an American flag in windy conditions, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
Barbara Timberlake walks with her dog Danny past a boarded up store on the river front in downtown Wilmington, N.C., as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Barbara Timberlake walks with her dog Danny past a boarded up store on the river front in downtown Wilmington, N.C., as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP/Chuck Burton)
People walk the beach in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
People walk the beach in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (AP/Gerry Broome)
Patrick Wells looks out over the Atlantic ocean at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Patrick Wells looks out over the Atlantic ocean at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (AP/Gerry Broome)
An onlooker checks out the heavy surf at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
An onlooker checks out the heavy surf at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (AP/Gerry Broome)
Police patrol past boarded up shops along the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Police patrol past boarded up shops along the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Police patrol past boarded up shops along the boardwalk district in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Police patrol past boarded up shops along the boardwalk district in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Filling sandbags with sand provided by the City of Tybee Island, Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, prepare for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018 on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Filling sandbags with sand provided by the City of Tybee Island, Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, prepare for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018 on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) (AP/Stephen B. Morton)
Tybee Island residents Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, load sandbags into the back of their truck while preparing for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Tybee Island residents Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, load sandbags into the back of their truck while preparing for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) (AP/Stephen B. Morton)
Body surfer Andrew Vanotteren, of Savannah, Ga., crashes into waves from Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on the south beach of Tybee Island, Ga. Vanotteren and his friend Bailey Gaddis said the waves have gotten bigger and better every evening as the storm approaches. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Body surfer Andrew Vanotteren, of Savannah, Ga., crashes into waves from Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on the south beach of Tybee Island, Ga. Vanotteren and his friend Bailey Gaddis said the waves have gotten bigger and better every evening as the storm approaches. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) (AP/Stephen B. Morton)
In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, photo Mercedes O'Neill, right, her 6-year-old daughter Sophie, her boyfriend Kelly Johnson, left and neighbor Shawn Dalton on ladder put plywood on the window of their home in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. O'Neill thought a long time about evacuating from Hurricane Florence but decided they couldn't afford it. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, photo Mercedes O’Neill, right, her 6-year-old daughter Sophie, her boyfriend Kelly Johnson, left and neighbor Shawn Dalton on ladder put plywood on the window of their home in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. O’Neill thought a long time about evacuating from Hurricane Florence but decided they couldn’t afford it. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins) (AP/Jeffrey Collins)
Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) (AP/Chuck Burton)
Bobby Suggs, 69, checks his medications while waiting in a shelter for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from his Myrtle Beach home, in Conway, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Bobby Suggs, 69, checks his medications while waiting in a shelter for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from his Myrtle Beach home, in Conway, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Vickie Grate, left, waits in a shelter with her son Chris, center, and his girlfriend Sarah, who only gave their first names, for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from their nearby homes, in Conway, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Vickie Grate, left, waits in a shelter with her son Chris, center, and his girlfriend Sarah, who only gave their first names, for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from their nearby homes, in Conway, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
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Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wade through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A member of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wades through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A group of local fishermen keep an eye on the Cape Fear River as they stage for potential water rescues while additional flooding remains a threat from Florence, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A group of local fishermen keep an eye on the Cape Fear River as they stage for potential water rescues while additional flooding remains a threat from Florence, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Coast Guard Road leading to the south end of Emerald Isle is seen after Hurricane Florence hit Emerald Isle, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Helen McKoy walks down a flooded street in her neighborhood as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. "I've never seen it like this before," said McCoy of the rising water down the street from her home. "Whatever God got for me he's going to give it to me. He said he's going to take care of us and that's what I'm going to have to live on." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A church flooded by Hurricane Matthew two years ago is surrounded by rushing water as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A downtown street sits empty under a citywide curfew as the threat of additional flooding from Florence remains, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team check cars in a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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A downed tree uprooted by Hurricane Florence lies next to homes in New Bern, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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Susan Hedgepeth is assisted along with her dog Cooper by members of the U.S. Coast Guard in Lumberton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Hedgepeth was moved to higher ground. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Petty Officer Second Class David Kelley patrols a flooded neighborhood in Lumberton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
A member of the U.S. Coast Guard walks down Mill Creek Road checking houses after tropical storm Florence hit Newport N.C., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
A boat is displaced in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
 A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
 A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
 A Courtyard Marriott suffered heavy damage and expects to be closed for months in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Lynn Williams, left, and Guy Covington of Hartsville watch the surf from Tropical Storm Florence as the storm pulled away from Myrtle Beach, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (Andrew Knapp/The Post And Courier via AP)
Kevin Knox carries gas and a generator after being rescued from his flooded neighborhood from the effects of Florence, now a tropical storm, in New Bern, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
In places like New Bern, North Carolina, heavy winds and floods displaced boats in land. More than two feet of rain had fallen in some areas in North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Moved by winds and waves, a boat drifted inland in New Bern, North Carolina. The city was hit particularly hard by Hurricane Florence. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Floodwaters displaced a boat in New Bern, North Carolina. (WTOP/Steve Dresner)
Authorities evacuate a family from rising waters caused by Florence, now a tropical storm, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in New Bern, N.C.  (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
A National Guard vehicle drives past a Waffle House as Hurricane Florence slowly moves across the East Coast Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
Eric Edwards Jr., left, and Elliott Farmer Jr. look at their phones from a blow up mattress at a storm shelter at Washington Street United Methodist Church as Florence slowly moves across the East Coast Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threat is days from ending as remnants of the hurricane slowly creep inland across the Carolinas. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
A fallen tree is shown after it crashed through the home where a woman and her baby were killed in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
With use of a generator Ed and Nancy Schueren make dinner as they cope with no power and water after high winds and water from Hurricane Florence hit Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Members of the North Carolina National Guard finish stacking sand bags under a highway overpass near the Lumber River which is expected to flood from Hurricane Florence's rain in Lumberton, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Rescue team members Sgt. Matt Locke, left, and Sgt. Nick Muhar, right, from the North Carolina National Guard 1/120th battalion, evacuates a family as the rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence threatens their home in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
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A speed boat sits wedged in bushes in the parking lot of a waterfront hotel in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Winds and rains from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to swell, swamping the coastal city. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Residents at Trent Court Apartments wait out the weather as rising waters get closer to their doors in New Bern, N.C. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come.  (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
High winds and water surround buildings as Hurricane Florence hits Front Street in downtown Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
The mast of a sunken boat sits at a dock at the Grand View Marina in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Winds and rains from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to swell, swamping the coastal city. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
Vehicles drive through water from the White Oak River flooding Highway 24 as Hurricane Florence hit Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
A few cars drive along an almost deserted Market St. in Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Florence's outer bands of wind and rain began lashing North Carolina on Thursday.  (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
A message on a boarded-up business encourages people to be safe as Hurricane Florence hits downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
People survey the damage caused by Hurricane Florence on Front Street in downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Debris from Hurricane Florence covers a street in downtown New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Flooding caused by Hurricane Florence covers blocks of Front Street in downtown New Bern, N.C.,  Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Sean Hayes, right, from Manteo, N.C., eats at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant with his family as the deck is covered with a few inches of water from effects of Hurricane Florence Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Isle of Palms police officer Detective Sergeant Sharon Baldrick speaks with Isle of Palms residents James Sireci, at right, and his son Aaron as she pets their family dog, Allie, on the Isle of Palms, S.C., as Hurricane Florence moves ashore near Wilmington, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
Emmett Marshall, 4, from Norfolk, Va. wades in floodwaters, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the Larchmont area of Norfolk, Va., as the effects of Hurricane Florence are felt. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Part of the roof of Tidewater Brewing Co. lies on the ground in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Ethan Hall, right, Michael Jenkins, center, and Nash Fralick, left, examine damage to Tidewater Brewing Co. in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
People walk past a tree uprooted by strong winds lies across a street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
A tree uprooted by strong winds lies across a street in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Before sunrise, high winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C.,Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Russ Lewis looks for shells along the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. "We might get lucky we might not we'll find out," said Lewis of the storm. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro N.C.,Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Russ Lewis covers his eyes from a gust of wind and a blast of sand as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Russ Lewis looks for shells along the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. "I woke up this morning and couldn't hear the ocean. It's kind of spooky," said Lewis. "You don't expect to see the ocean this calm." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Waves slam the Oceana Pier & Pier House Restaurant in Atlantic Beach, N.C.,  Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the area. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)
Stoney Williamson, right, unloads a generator for his brother-in-law, rear, whose home flooded two years ago from Hurricane Matthew, as Harry Campbell, left, looks on in Nichols, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Lisa Postlewait, from Virginia Beach, Va., takes a picture near the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier , Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland)
The oceanfront is seen after sunset, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
A couple walks along the boardwalk as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
A police vehicle patrols the beach after an evening curfew went into effect as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Fishermen launch a boat as they attempt to recover their haul-seine fishing net, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (NOAA via AP)
Heavy surf crashes the dunes at high tide in Nags Head, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Bob Bowman, from Virginia Beach, Va., gets some air as he kiteboards, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Heavy surf washes under Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Jim Mehlich, left, and Hans Seda, both with the Hilton Hotel, work to pull down an American flag in windy conditions, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va., as Hurricane Florence moves towards the eastern shore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Barbara Timberlake walks with her dog Danny past a boarded up store on the river front in downtown Wilmington, N.C., as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
People walk the beach in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Patrick Wells looks out over the Atlantic ocean at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
An onlooker checks out the heavy surf at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Police patrol past boarded up shops along the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Police patrol past boarded up shops along the boardwalk district in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Filling sandbags with sand provided by the City of Tybee Island, Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, prepare for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018 on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Tybee Island residents Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, load sandbags into the back of their truck while preparing for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Body surfer Andrew Vanotteren, of Savannah, Ga., crashes into waves from Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on the south beach of Tybee Island, Ga. Vanotteren and his friend Bailey Gaddis said the waves have gotten bigger and better every evening as the storm approaches. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, photo Mercedes O'Neill, right, her 6-year-old daughter Sophie, her boyfriend Kelly Johnson, left and neighbor Shawn Dalton on ladder put plywood on the window of their home in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. O'Neill thought a long time about evacuating from Hurricane Florence but decided they couldn't afford it. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Bobby Suggs, 69, checks his medications while waiting in a shelter for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from his Myrtle Beach home, in Conway, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Vickie Grate, left, waits in a shelter with her son Chris, center, and his girlfriend Sarah, who only gave their first names, for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from their nearby homes, in Conway, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

 


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