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Full coverage as Florence impacts the East Coast

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 11:51 PM EDT

3.4 Million Poultry, 5,500 Hogs Drowned in Florence Flooding

3.4 Million Poultry, 5,500 Hogs Drowned in Florence Flooding

About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 05:52 PM EDT

Michael Jordan Donates $2M for Hurricane Relief in NC

Michael Jordan Donates $2M for Hurricane Relief in NC

Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 11:48 AM EDT

Category Fail: Hurricane Rating System Misses Deadly Rain

Category Fail: Hurricane Rating System Misses Deadly Rain

When meteorologists downgraded Hurricane Florence from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 2 and then a Category 1, Wayne Mills figured he could stick it out. He regrets it. The Neuse River, normally 150...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 04:03 PM EDT

1 Dead After EF2 Tornado Touches Down Near Richmond

1 Dead After EF2 Tornado Touches Down Near Richmond

One person died in a building collapse near Richmond, Virginia, after a tornado touched down in the area, and another man was killed in a flash flood as the remnants of Hurricane Florence moved through the...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 06:37 AM EDT

'Nightmare That Won't End': Florence Evacuees Can't Return Yet

'Nightmare That Won't End': Florence Evacuees Can't Return Yet

With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 12:43 PM EDT

Mom Grieves for Baby Swept Away in Florence Floodwaters

Mom Grieves for Baby Swept Away in Florence Floodwaters

The mother of 1-year-old Kaiden Lee Welch is living in her own nightmare. Deja Lee's only child was carried away by rushing floodwaters after Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas with record-breaking...

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 12:10 PM EDT

Florence Weakens, But Threat From Deadly Storm Remains

Florence Weakens, But Threat From Deadly Storm Remains

At least 19 deaths have been linked to the former hurricane, which weakened to a tropical depression.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 07:55 PM EDT

UMD Houses Three Generations Displaced by Florence

UMD Houses Three Generations Displaced by Florence

Three generations of one family are living together on the University of Maryland campus after fleeing North Carolina. News4's Mark Segraves reports from the Red Cross shelter on campus.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 12:07 AM EDT

Florence Remnants Bring Heavy Rain to DC

Florence Remnants Bring Heavy Rain to DC

The remnants of Florence hit areas around I-95 in Virginia hard on Monday, and there's more wet weather to come before the storm clears.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:47 AM EDT

Florence Likely to Expose Gaps in Flood Insurance

Florence Likely to Expose Gaps in Flood Insurance

The number of Americans with flood insurance is on the rise, yet Hurricane Florence is likely to make it painfully clear that too many homeowners in the Carolinas and other vulnerable regions remain unprotected...

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Apartment Complex for Seniors on Fire Near DC Navy Yard
Apartment Complex for Seniors on Fire Near DC Navy Yard

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Trump Comforts Storm-Ravaged Carolinas With Hot Dogs, Hugs
Trump Comforts Storm-Ravaged Carolinas With Hot Dogs, Hugs

Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on Wednesday as he surveyed the wreckage left by Hurricane Florence. With...

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