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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 06:30 AM EDT

Florence Flooding Slowly Envelops South Carolina Homes

Florence Flooding Slowly Envelops South Carolina Homes

A week ago, firefighters in Conway went to a neighborhood and told surprised residents their houses would flood from Hurricane Florence even though they had never had water in them before. On Monday and...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 10:39 PM EDT

Florence: an Unwelcome Visitor Who Refuses to Leave

Florence: an Unwelcome Visitor Who Refuses to Leave

For many living near South Carolina's coast, Florence is the visitor they never wanted who now refuses to leave. Eleven days after the once-fierce hurricane arrived on the coast, and more than a week after...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 08:27 PM EDT

10 Days After Hurricane Florence, Fresh Chaos in S. Carolina

10 Days After Hurricane Florence, Fresh Chaos in S. Carolina

More than a week ago, pastor Willie Lowrimore and some of his congregants stacked sandbags around their South Carolina church to protect it from the fury of Hurricane Florence. They moved the pews to higher...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 11:26 PM EDT

Fla. First Responders Return Home After Helping Carolinas During Florence

Fla. First Responders Return Home After Helping Carolinas During Florence

Some South Florida heroes reunited with their families Saturday after helping the victims of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas. There were signs, balloons and yelling as the lights and sirens pulled up to the...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 08:59 PM EDT

NC River Swirls With Gray Muck Near Flooded Coal Ash Dump

NC River Swirls With Gray Muck Near Flooded Coal Ash Dump

Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters. Forecasters predicted the...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 07:30 PM EDT

Travel Still Dangerous Amid Flooding in Parts North Carolina

Travel Still Dangerous Amid Flooding in Parts North Carolina

Travel remained dangerous Saturday in southeastern North Carolina, where the governor warned of "treacherous" floodwaters more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, and urged residents to stay...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:24 PM EDT

When Will It End? Florence's Floodwaters Rising in Carolinas

When Will It End? Florence's Floodwaters Rising in Carolinas

With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 05:01 AM EDT

Florence Extreme 3-Day Rainfall is a 0.1% Probability Event

Florence Extreme 3-Day Rainfall is a 0.1% Probability Event

Hurricane Florence’s 3-day rainfall was a less than .1% probability, "1000-year" event, analysis from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service found. "The fact that this...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:09 PM EDT

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington, North Carolina power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River. Duke...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 08:06 PM EDT

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

It’s been 11 days since Dick and Linda Dunmire have set foot in their home in Boiling Spring Lake, North Carolina. Staying with family in North Wildwood, New Jersey for the past week and a half, the couple...

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