Rain, floods still in Florence's forecast — WHAT'S HAPPENING

‘Uninvited Brute’: NC Gov Says Florence Could Wipe Out Entire Communities

Around 400 people have had to be rescued from flood waters in the city, which remains mostly without power. "When you see stuff hit stuff, that creates more pressure", Simms said.

Still, there was some good news: Power outages in the Carolinas and Virginia were down to about 580,000 homes and businesses after reaching a high of about 910,000 as the hurricane plowed into the coast.

Fayetteville city officials, meanwhile, got help from the Nebraska Task Force One search and rescue team to evacuate 140 residents of an assisted-living facility to a safer location at a church.

"This is a significant setback at the hands of Mother Nature, but we will prevail", he said.

The city is under curfew from 10pm until 6am but the area affected by looting has been given an extended curfew of 5pm until 6am.

At least 15 people have died since Florence made landfall Friday as a Category 1 hurricane near Wrightsville Beach, 10 in North Carolina and five in SC.

Members of the Coast Guard help a stranded motorist in the flood waters caused by Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina, Sept. 16, 2018. "The risk to life is rising with the angry waters".

"We really can't get much done right now".

Many people were prepared and have been using generators, but they rely on petrol and after what has felt like a very long weekend, supplies are running low.

Now the police department is concentrating its efforts on areas that received the most damage during Hurricane Florence, said Stephens.

"Last night there was water over the dead bolt locks on the doors", Heath said. About 484,000 still did not have power, Cooper said.

There are communities still cut off because of severe flooding and it will take time to fix all of the roads and bridges that have been damaged.

‘Uninvited Brute’: NC Gov Says Florence Could Wipe Out Entire Communities

According to Stephens, the maximum water height measured by city gauges in New Bern was 10.41 feet, topping Hurricane Irene's 7.5 to 8 feet in 2011.

At one stage, in the middle of the Atlantic, Florence was a category four hurricane.

The county had been conducting water rescues since Thursday, Parker said.

The problem was water, and lots of it, in Wilmington.

About 12,000 customers were without service in Virginia.

Residential streets have turned into rivers.

"There's mud all over the floor and the wood floors have buckled", she said, adding they planned to return to her brother's house because of the musty smell that pervades their home. Riding in the back of Weinmann's truck, she said. We're going to have to sort out the crop damage. A Sunday service at Greenleaf Christian church was cancelled. She said Scotty Murphy, RCS interim director, was coordinating the effort.

Anyone wishing to donate money can do so at continuetogive.com/florence relief, by texting 715-803-4772, or by messaging 485-2156. "You may need to move up to the second story, or to your attic, but WE ARE COMING TO GET YOU". They have nothing at this point.

- A man who drowned in an overturned vehicle on a flooded road in Georgetown County, South Carolina.

Bengel said Vincent Frazier with Discount Appliance and Home Repair had taken on a group of citizens who are repairing homes and clearing debris.

"The worst is yet to come", Mayor Mitch Colvin told a news conference on Saturday. It's going to wipe us out or kill us. He said many had sustained damage to their own homes. Numerous highways, including sections of I-95 and I-40, are closed, and road flooding has virtually cut off the coastal city of Wilmington.

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