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Flooding in Fayetteville: Cape Fear River rising

Flooding in Fayetteville: Cape Fear River rising

One person was killed when Florence spawned at least 16 tornadoes on Monday in Virginia, the National Weather Service said . Cooper said his office would be working closely with FEMA and state legislators to help rebuild areas of the state damaged by Hurricane Florence.


Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station

Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station

The state Transportation Department likely will begin diverting eastbound traffic off I-26 in Columbia to USA 321 or I-77 north at 8 a.m. Tuesday, it said. Swells generated by the hurricane are already affecting portions of the East Coast and Bermuda. For many people, the challenge could be finding a safe refuge: If Florence slows to a crawl just off the coast, it could bring torrential rains to the Appalachian mountains and as far away as West Virginia , causing flash floods, mudslides ...


How To Help Victims Of Florence On The East Coast

How To Help Victims Of Florence On The East Coast

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) has set up a 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Recovery Fund , which will support the communities affected by Florence and any other storms that may arise. The Red Cross is providing shelter for evacuees with as many as 100,000 people possibly needing help. The relief effort includes 80 emergency response vehicles and more than 120 trailers of equipment and supplies.


Death toll rises to 31 as Hurricane Florence continues to RAVAGE US

Death toll rises to 31 as Hurricane Florence continues to RAVAGE US

As many residents are awaiting to return home and see the damage that awaits them, organizations are jumping into action and residents in the Lowcountry are banding together to help those in need. September 17, 2018 . It has dumped up to 100 cm of rain on North Carolina since Thursday, the NWS said. LUMBERTON, North Carolina - Even as Florence leaves the Carolinas, the floodwaters and death toll keep rising.



How to help those affected by Hurricane Florence

Cooper joined city and county officials as well as N.C. Rep. Michael Speciale (R-Craven) as they toured New Bern's Riverside and Woodrow districts before stopping by to greet relief volunteers and members of the National Guard at Temple Baptist Church.


North Carolina Governor Warns Residents to be Alert for Florence Flash Floods

North Carolina Governor Warns Residents to be Alert for Florence Flash Floods

Military officials said the USNS Comfort hospital ship has not been deployed because communities surrounding the disaster area are able to provide adequate medical services. Volunteers saved several dogs on Sunday that had apparently been abandoned by their owners and which were locked in a cage to fend for themselves as Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina.