Sep 17 2018
"Five spots have preliminarily topped North Carolina's tropical cyclone rainfall record: Swansboro (33.90 inches), Hofmann Forest (25.87 inches), Sunny Point (27.22 inches), Nature Conservancy (26.77 inches) and Newport/Morehead City (25.20 inches)".
One of the towns worst affected is New Bern, which sits between the Neuse and Trent rivers in North Carolina. It said it was located about 60 miles west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and forecasters predicted a slow westward march.
In the past year, Florence marks the third tropical system to set a new state rainfall record after Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Lane in Hawaii.
-A 61-year-old woman was killed late Friday when the vehicle she was driving struck a tree near the town of Union, South Carolina, Capt. Kelley Hughes of the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.
Mandatory evacuations were ordered ahead of Florence's landfall in parts of North and SC, though many people chose to remain in their homes for reasons ranging from financial concerns and the need to care for pets that they may not have been able to take to some evacuation shelters, some who stayed in their residences told ABC News ahead of the storm. "More than likely it's maybe a mindset of 'we've been through this before, '" he said.
More than 900 people were rescued from rising floodwaters and 15,000 remained in shelters in the state, Cooper said.
"When you can help your fellow man, you can get out there and do what you're trained to do, that's a great thing", Bill Reddon of the New York Fire Department said. Officials are already working to establish temporary housing options once the brunt of the storm has passed.
The National Hurricane Center said Florence's top sustained winds were holding at 45 miles per hour (75 kph), with higher gusts east of the storm's center.
Hurricane Florence on Friday claimed its first fatalities, including a mother and her baby, as the monster storm walloped the US East Coast and parked over the Carolinas, threatening days of torrential rain and severe flooding. They included three who died 'due to flash flooding and swift water on roadways, ' the Duplin County Sheriff's Office reported.
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"It was pitch black and I was just scared out of my mind", said Tracy Singleton, who with her family later drove through torrential rain and high winds from her home near New Bern to a hotel some almost 130km away.
Pfaff said Eastern North Carolina residents can expect flash flooding over the course of the day Saturday.
SC authorities said law enforcement officers were guarding against looting in evacuated areas, while Wilmington set a curfew on Saturday evening in response to looting in one area. Both states also are at a risk of risky flash floods and river flooding.
Long noted that "recovery is always a very frustrating process for people when they've lost their livelihoods, but we're going to be OK".
The National Hurricane Center says excessive amounts of rain are still being dumped in North Carolina and the effect is expected to be "catastrophic".
In South Carolina, there were 7,000 people staying in shelters.
President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences to the storm's victims Saturday evening.
Flooding has made things hard in Hurricane Florence's aftermath.
North Carolina is bracing for what could be the next stage of the still-unfolding disaster: widespread, catastrophic river flooding from Florence. "Even though hurricanes are categorized by wind, it's the water that really causes the most loss of life".
Sep 17 2018
Paul Pogba sends class message to Zlatan Ibrahimovic after incredible landmark goal
The six-foot-five (1.95 metre) Ibrahimovic delivered a perfectly-timed roundhouse kick in the 43th minute that fooled goalkeeper Alex Bono for his 17th goal of the season.
Sep 16 2018
Nintendo Switch Will Launch New Online Service September 18
Aside from spotlighting upcoming 3DS and Switch games, Nintendo will reveal more information on its upcoming Online Service . This isn't the first controller that they have shown of recently, not too long again they announced a Super Smash Bros.
Sep 16 2018
Hurricane Florence evacuees are coming to Central Florida to escape
More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. Florence is battering the North Carolina coast - flooding beach town roads from the Outer Banks to Carolina Beach.
Sep 15 2018
Apple Watch Series 4 Hands-On: A Seriously Stunning Screen
That combination of price, design, and features could make it popular with Apple fans who have been holding on to ageing phones . As before, the dual cameras include a wide-angle and a telephoto lens, with are both equipped with optical image stabilisation.
Sep 11 2018
France flights: Planes grounded at Lyon as police chase hits runway
Authorities chase a person after they drove a vehicle across a field onto a runway at a major Lyon airport on Monday. The driver ran off when the vehicle came to a stop but was then arrested after being tackled by officers.
Sep 09 2018
Aunt says Cincinnati gunman was 'very quiet'
According to CNN reports, the three men killed were Luis Felipe Calderon (48) Pruthvi Raj Kandepi (25), and Richard Newcomer (64). Police say multiple people have been transported to an area hospital but there is no word on their conditions.
Sep 08 2018
Thiem: Nadal defeat will stick in my mind forever
It was the second time Nadal played a 4 hours + match, with his third round win over Karen Khachanov ending at 4 hours 23 minutes. Dominic Thiem , of Austria, reacts after losing a point to Rafael Nadal , of Spain, during the quarterfinals of the U.S.
Sep 08 2018
US, Canada making 'good progress' on revised NAFTA
Canada and the US remain far apart on several issues including dairy, culture and the Chapter 19 dispute resolution mechanism. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly said that hisnegotiating team will defend the country's dairy policies.
Sep 08 2018
Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump
The White House has condemned Woodward's book as "fabricated stories", and Trump called it "a work of fiction ". If the newspaper's leadership doesn't, he says Times reporters should investigate who the leaker is themselves.
Sep 06 2018
Jon Kyl sworn in as senator replacing McCain
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