The death toll attributed to Florence stands at 11, including 10 in North Carolina and one in South Carolina. Authorities say some other fatalities were unrelated.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is warning residents in the southwest part of the state to prepare for flooding and possible landslides early next week from the remnants of Hurricane Florence.
North Carolina must withstand more torrential rains, gusty winds, and river flooding from Tropical Storm Florence next week, but emergency leaders are already working on the recovery.
Dozens of U.S. Navy ships and more than 100 aircraft are returning to Hampton Roads after leaving earlier this week as Hurricane Florence approached the East Coast.
As Hurricane Florence clobbers the Carolinas, millions of residents have evacuated, leaving thousands of homes and businesses empty, including an especially attractive target for looters: gun stores.
Two years ago, Nichole Worley’s house, and most of the houses around her in Lumberton, North Carolina, took in water up to its eaves during Hurricane Matthew. “I don’t think we can stand another one,” she says. “I can’t do this again.”
Florence is on track to be a record rainfall event for the Carolinas, with several feet of rain threatening catastrophic flooding along the shore — something a majority of homes in the area aren’t insured for.
Annazette Riley-Cromartie thought her family would be OK because they lived in a brick house. But on Thursday, water started coming into the house. And she heard people calling for help.
Environmental regulators say they have not seen any spills thus far from more than three dozen toxic waste sites in Florence’s path. But the region’s rivers aren’t expected to crest for days. Forecasters predict severe…
The National Hurricane Center says that “catastrophic” freshwater flooding is expected over portions of the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence inches closer to the U.S. East Coast.
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MIAMI (AP) — It’s about the water, not the wind, with Florence making an extended stay along the North Carolina coast. Forecasters say “it cannot be emphasized enough that the most serious hazard posed by…
Screaming winds bent trees toward the ground and raindrops flew sideways as Florence’s leading edge whipped the Carolina coast Thursday to begin an onslaught that could last for days, leaving a wide area under water from both heavy downpours and rising seas.
The shifting course of Tropical Storm Florence means that the severity of its impact on Ocean City, Maryland, may be reduced. But the town will probably see some street flooding, especially during high tide.
Hurricane Florence pummeled North Carolina, making landfall Friday morning with storm surges and wind gusts before contributing to at least five deaths.
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