Hurricane Florence Dumps 'Epic Amounts of Rainfall' On US States
Sep 17, 2018, 00:52
And even if their homes survived intact, hundreds of thousands of utility customers who lack power have limited food options. They asked that the evacuation begin immediately and that everyone within the evacuation areas get out by 3 p.m. Sunday. Dozens of electric fix trucks massed to respond to damage expected to hit central North Carolina as rainwater collected into rivers headed to the coast.
It is feared that more communities could become deluged as the storm crawls west at only 3km/h.
That's the new North Carolina record for most rainfall from a single tropical system.
At least two people died from electrocution while attempting to connect their generators while one couple died of monoxide poisoning from running their generator indoors, according to reports.
Emergency workers went door to door urging people to flee Florence's rising waters and used inflatable boats to rescue others as the storm practically parked itself over land and poured on the rain Saturday, raising fears that North Carolina could be in for the most disastrous flooding in its history.
Elizabeth Stalls, public affairs officer for Duplin County, said she had word the river was flooding but was not sure how much as she was operating without internet service.
Through Sunday midday, numerous locations in southeast North Carolina had endured more than 20 inches of rain, with Onslow and Carteret counties being hit particularly hard.
The death toll from Hurricane Florence stands at 14, as of this writing, although the number may very well increase as the monster storm continues to dump catastrophic amounts of rain on the Carolinas.
Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina, and Roanoke, Virginia, could also be in for heavy rains as Florence plods inland.
In South Carolina, there were 7,000 people staying in shelters.
North Carolina must withstand more torrential rains, gusty winds, and river flooding from Tropical Storm Florence next week, but emergency leaders are already working on the recovery.
The Navy sent ships to sea Monday from the Hampton Roads area to escape effects of Hurricane Florence.
North Carolina is bracing for what could be the next stage of the still-unfolding disaster: widespread, catastrophic river flooding from Florence.
Officials from Cumberland County, Fayetteville and the town of Wade issued the order early Saturday afternoon, saying residents there face "imminent danger" from flood waters expected to arrive in the area soon.
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