Florence floodwaters close Fayetteville Little River bridge

Greg Lawrence
September 19, 2018

Heavy rains and swelling rivers are still a...

Several sections of I-95 remain flooded in North Carolina as of Wednesday morning, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation.

"I was born & raised in #WrightsvilleBeach #NC - having lived thru many hurricanes, I know that beach communities can get complacent & not take storms seriously.Please, to everyone in my home state, PREPARE.This storm is SERIOUS.Remember, whenever u go, your pets go too". It's now at more than 60 feet and expected to crest sometime on Wednesday. However, that information may suffer from being "less well organized", the Associated Press said.

In South Carolina, two women died after a van was overtaken by rising flood waters near the Little Pee Dee River. The deaths are being investigated.

As Florence was bearing down on the Carolinas last week, Trump reignited the controversy over his handling of Maria by disputing the official death toll of 2,975 in the US territory, which was compiled by public health experts at George Washington University. "There will be nothing left undone", he said. Now dozens of people are missing after a massive landslide buried the structures.

Officials distributed goods Tuesday including food, water and tarps to Wilmington, North Carolina, residents who lined up in cars and on foot.

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"Wilmington truly is my home", he told the Observer.

Authorities confirm two detainees drowned when a van was swept away in rising flood waters in SC. Residents in the nearby town of Conway worry that's going to send water from the rising Waccamaw River to flood their homes instead. Rivers swollen by days of rain still threaten communities barely touched by the storm.

"Thank you, Mr. President, for coming to North Carolina as our rescue and recovery continues", Cooper said.

Officials across the state are cautioning residents that more floods are expected this week.

Waze told USA Today it was working with local governments and volunteer map editors to mark road closures in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Emergency workers reported rescuing and evacuating more than 2,200 people and around 575 animals, he said. Water is responsible for the vast majority of deaths in hurricanes and tropical storms, but that hazard isn't included in the system forecasters used when they described the storm as a "Category 1 hurricane" at landfall.

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