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September 16, 2018

‘My biggest concern is rising water’: Coast Guard chief worries over slow-moving Florence

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As Florence continues to move through the Carolinas, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said the slow moving nature of the storm is exacerbating flooding worries. "My biggest concern is the rising water…The storm is moving very slow,” Adm. Karl Schultz said in ..
September 16, 2018

Major river flooding a new threat posed by Florence as heavy rain moves inland

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW BERN, N.C.) -- Florence weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday, but that was little consolation to residents in North Carolina who have seen over 2 feet of rain and are now fearing major river flooding to start the week. Sustained winds were down to 35 mph, with the sto..
September 16, 2018

Florence causing ‘historic and unprecedented flooding’; at least 14 dead

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW BERN, N.C.) -- Florence weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday, but that was cold comfort to residents in North Carolina who have seen over 2 feet of rain and are now battling major-river flooding and possible tornadoes. Adding to the rain and threat of further flooding..
September 16, 2018

Police arrest 5 for looting dollar store after Hurricane Florence

iStock/Thinkstock(WILMINGTON, N.C.) -- Five people were arrested for looting after a group broke into a Dollar General store in Wilmington, North Carolina, following Hurricane Florence. The arrests came after police shared on Twitter they were asked by a nearby Family Dollar's owners not to arr..