Before-And-After Photos Show How Florence Flooding Has Left Areas Unrecognisable
18 September, 2018, 12:22 | Author: Ann Santiago
North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said: "The risk to life is rising with the angry waters". Flooding was expected to start on Saturday night.
The Cape Fear was at 12.15 feet at 5 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
Complicating the move for residents were power outages and road closures. "Houses. Trees", Holt said. "There is no access to Wilmington".
There are no coastal watches and warnings in effect, although flash flood warnings are in effect across a large portion of southern and western North Carolina and parts of northeast SC and southwest Virginia. In the Philippines, dozens of people, mostly miners and their families, are feared trapped by a landslide triggered by the typhoon in a mountain province.
In New Bern, a riverfront city near the North Carolina coast that saw storm surges up to 10 feet (three meters), authorities were rescuing stranded residents and taking stock of damages.
In Fayetteville in North Carolina, officials warned people living by swollen rivers that the worst was yet to come.
Property insurance typically doesn't cover flooding, and flood insurance remains by and large a federal government program run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA.
"Both of the generators failed, the ceiling started to crack and leak water; we had to evacuate", he said. "If not we'd be stuck upstairs for the next. how long?"
President Donald Trump said emergency workers and law enforcement officials were "working really hard". "Very Professional!" he said in a tweet.
The death toll from the hurricane-turned-tropical storm has climbed to at least five.
A mound of water piles up below the eye which is unleashed as the storm reaches land. "I already know", he said.
The industrial-scale farms contain vast pits of animal feces and urine that can pose a significant pollution threat if they are breached or inundated by floodwaters.
Florence makes landfall in N. Carolina
But with half of the storm still out over the Atlantic, Florence continued to collect warm ocean water and dump it onshore. Picture the entire state of Texas covered with roughly 4 inches of water: that's Florence's rainfall forecast over a week.
Forecast of the river stage at Galivants Ferry, SC. The Defense Department said about 13,500 military personnel had been assigned to help relief efforts. The evacuation zone included part of the city of Fayetteville, population 200,000.
He and his staff managed to move more than 1,000 mattresses from a low-lying warehouse.
Cooper had a stark warning to any residents considering returning to their flooded home towns.
Two Upper Cumberland Electric construction crews were sent to North Carolina to help with the expected electrical damage from the hurricane. Numerous highways, including sections of I-95 and I-40, are closed, and road flooding has virtually cut off the coastal city of Wilmington.
The storm is expected to become a Tropical Depression as it trudged inland early Sunday, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters kept rising. Utilities said some could be out for weeks.
The station reported the fourth death involved a 77-year-old Kinston man who family members said died at 8 a.m. Friday when he was "blown down by the wind" while tending dogs.
As of 11 pm, Florence was centered about 40 miles (65 kilometers) east-southeast of Columbia, South Carolina, crawling west at 3 mph (6 kph) - not even as fast as a person walking. Its winds were down to 35 miles per hour (55 kph).
The doors of many houses suffered so much wind damage they appeared to have been kicked in, while the city's beloved fiber-glass bear statues, which are sponsored by local businesses, were floating down streets.
Near the Sutton Power Plant in Wilmington, coal ash leaked from a Duke Energy landfill. Sheehan said that estimate could be revised.
In New Bern, along the coast, homes were completely surrounded by water, and rescuers used inflatable boats to reach people. Ponds had begun to overflow, and creeks passing under the highway churned with muddy, brown water.
Sixty-seven-year-old Sadie Marie Holt was among those rescued Friday.
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Race to rescue people stranded in U.S. hurricane
Spanish moss waved in the trees as the winds picked up in Wilmington , and floating docks bounced atop swells at Morehead City. A tweet from the NWS said the storm would be "a marathon vs. a sprint" as it hovered over the area dumping heavy rainfall.