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Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by high water days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with more than 10,000 evacuees around the state not to return home yet.
Here is the latest on Florence’s lingering impact.
Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. Here’s the latest.
Rivers are rising and the next few days could bring the most destructive round of flooding in North Carolina history. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at what’s happening.
As rain from Florence continued to lash the Carolinas, the region’s swollen rivers were beginning to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms Sunday, raising pollution concerns.
Damage from Hurricane Florence left a North Carolina city popular with tourists cut off Sunday from road access, leaving authorities planning how to get food and water there by air.
Millions of people remained in the path of Florence as the powerful storm crawled inland Saturday. Here are snapshots of people struggling to cope with the remnants of the hurricane.
More disaster looms for the Carolinas but Florence has already dropped 23.59 inches of rain in Wilmington, North Carolnia, breaking the record for the wettest single weather event in the city’s history.
Maryland’s Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team, or HART, has been activated to help people stranded by floodwaters from Florence. Other rescue teams from local jurisdictions are also in the Carolinas to respond to those in need.
Water rescues continued as the remnants of Florence stalled over North Carolina, dumping several feet of rain and shattering records — and more was on the way. See social media posts from journalists and first responders.
At least 13 deaths, almost three feet of rain. Here are the startling numbers behind Florence’s wrath — so far.
Many residents who evacuated North Carolina’s Outer Banks ahead of Hurricane Florence made their way Saturday back onto the barrier islands, a popular tourist destination spared from the worst of the storm’s wrath.
Florence practically parked itself over land all day long and poured on the rain. With rivers rising toward record levels, thousands of people were ordered to evacuate for fear the next few days could bring the most destructive round of flooding in North Carolina history. Here’s the latest.
“We have never seen flash flooding like this in our state,” state North Carolina Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon added at a press conference Saturday afternoon. Catastrophic flooding has already wreaked havoc on parts of eastern North Carolina, which sustained 2 feet of rain in some areas, and up to 40 inches in other hard-hit spots.
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