Hurricance Florence: Watch the storm close in from space
Hurricance Florence: Watch the storm close in from space
North Carolina TV station evacuates because of rising water
16 September, 2018, 16:27
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A woman in Hampstead, in Pender County, died of an apparent heart attack after emergency crews could not clear debris to get to her.
Two people died in Lenoir County.
The storm surges of Friday and Saturday as Florence made landfall in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, saw coastal flooding and the Cape Fear River reverse course and flow inland instead of to the Atlantic Ocean. But even before the storm made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on Friday, experts were warning that low-income neighborhoods were already poised to bear the brunt of its ruination.
Authorities on Saturday warned residents displaced by a killer hurricane against returning home, as storm Florence dumped "epic amounts of rainfall" across the eastern United States, resulting in life-threatening flooding.
Ex-hurricane Florence's top sustained winds have weakened to 80-kilometres-per-hour but it's projected to bring further catastrophic flash flooding.
By tomorrow afternoon, the center of Florence is expected to be across western SC. NEW BERN OVERWHELMEDIn New Bern, North Carolina, the storm surge "overwhelmed" the town, located at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers, Cooper said. Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin told people living within a mile of the region's main river, the Cape Fear, or the nearby Little River, that they had until 3 p.m. Sunday to get out.
Calls for help multiplied as the wind picked up and the tide rolled in.
Florence's flooding claims a couple of cars and the first story of a house in New Bern, NC.
"It was pitch black and I was just scared out of my mind", said Tracy Singleton, who with her family later fled her home near New Bern. "I was looking for water moccasins to hit me at any time", he said.
Officials in North Myrtle Beach, where some flooding was occurring, did report some delays in their 911 emergency system, according to a news release, but their public safety personnel are still out in the community.
The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel was seemingly battling to stay upright as he filmed a piece in North Carolina - only for two pedestrians to calmly stroll past in the background. Numerous evacuees took their pets.
As remnants of what was Hurricane Florence reached the Roanoke area Friday night, the county government said more rain fell than was expected.
In Washington, President Donald Trump was briefed on Florence's impact and later tweeted, "Deepest sympathies and warmth go out to the families and friends of the victims". Trump plans a visit to the region next week. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the hurricane was likely to "continue its violent grind for days" and described the severity of the downfalls as a "1,000 year event".
In an update published at 5:33 a.m. ET on Saturday, the agency said that the storm is now striking SC and has a path through the in-land charted for the next few days.
As of Saturday , about 676,000 homes and businesses were without power in North Carolina, along with 119,000 in SC . There is now a hurricane warning in effect from the Santee River in SC to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.
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Officials in SC said a 61-year-old woman died when her auto struck a tree that had fallen across a highway near the town of Union. Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina, and Roanoke, Virginia, could also be in for heavy rains as Florence plods inland.
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Rescued families were delivered to shelters, where approximately 20,000 people across the state were housed on Saturday. The White House said yesterday President Donald Trump had approved making federal funding available in some counties.
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Rain intensity will pick up, as will wind speed and the storm surge is expected to reach up to 13 feet in some areas. State Department of Transportation Sec. "Against my better judgment, due to emotionalism, I evacuated", he said.
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Hurricane Florence may hit North Carolina
Overall, risky storm surge is possible all the way from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to the North Carolina/Virginia border. President Donald Trump both touted the government's readiness and urged people to get out of the way.
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Over 895,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas
Grey clouds hovered over the stadium, with the wind picking up enough to blow around papers and knock ballcaps off heads. The swift-water rescues on Saturday morning were mostly of people who hadn't heeded those orders, said Burgaw Fire Capt.
Florence expected to bring 'catastrophic' flooding to Carolinas
Mayor Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune told CNN traffic out of the SC city has more than quadrupled as residents and visitors evacuate. Officials had warned before the storm that the rains could risk tainting waterways with murky coal ash and toxic hog waste.