Five people, including a mother and her baby, have been killed by Florence, which was initially categorised as a hurricane with 120mph winds.
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Here is the newest information on Tropical Storm Florence as it lands on the East Coast. Though Florence did not arrive with winds as violent as once feared, forecasters got the storm surge and rainfall correct. The child's injured father was hospitalised.
Local authorities reported a death in Pender County when downed trees prevented emergency units from reaching a woman with a medical condition. Officials also said one person was electrocuted in Lenoir County while plugging in a generator in the rain, and a man died after being blown to the ground while checking on his hunting dogs.
"We face walls of water at our coasts, along our rivers, across our farmland, in our cities and in our towns".
With flood waters rising rapidly in many communities, stranded people were being rescued by boat and by helicopter, while tens of thousands of others hunkered down in shelters. He made the declaration Friday. The slow-moving storm is still dumping colossal amounts of rain on North Carolina and parts of northern SC.
The military is providing assistance to flood ravaged SC.
More than 300 volunteers from nine U.S. states have joined the relief effort in North Carolina, according to ABC News.
More than 22,600 people were housed in 150 shelters statewide, including schools, churches and Wake Forest University's basketball arena.
The White House said President Donald Trump would visit hurricane-hit areas next week "once it is determined his travel will not disrupt any rescue or recovery efforts". Although more than $740 million in federal, state and local funds have been spent to address Matthew's damages, state officials are still working to distribute $236 million allocated by the federal government past year to help reimburse or pay for extensive home repairs.
Gordon was slowed by a hamstring issue when he finally reported, but it's not clear if his new injury is the same hamstring. UPDATE: The Browns apparently were set to release Gordon but have been getting calls from teams and may trade him instead.
Cardiff City scored the first goal in the 15th minute through Sol Bamba who was superbly assisted by Sean Morrison. But Hazard was keen to praise his attacking partner, Olivier Giroud , for his contribution to Chelsea's win.
Cline said July was the wettest ever in that part of North Carolina, and the water table rose 21 inches higher than normal. Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, after stalking the coastline for days.
Trailing 14-13 by the middle of the match, the Buckeyes pulled out all of the stops to ensure a win in Arlington's At&T Stadium. The Ohio State University Buckeyes kicked off against the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs at 8 p.m.
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Jackson said he was putting his foot down, and Gordon would not get any preferential treatment. "Got to throw it out there". However, Steelers defender Cameron Sutton read the play correctly and corralled the interception.
However, they were stunned by Watford in their last game before the worldwide break, a result Pochettino said he saw coming. It was punched to Dier, whose weak header presented Wijnaldum with the opportunity to nod high into the net.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast
Overall, risky storm surge is possible all the way from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to the North Carolina/Virginia border. Tropical Storm Isaac appeared "poorly organized" and was weaker on the early morning hours of Wednesday Sep.
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Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas
The National Hurricane Center says the outer rain bands of Hurricane Florence are approaching the coast of North Carolina. NBC News meteorologist Al Roker described Florence's potential storm surge as "the most unsafe part of the storm".