Reed Timmer reports as floodwaters inundate Wilmington, North Carolina, cutting off the city from the rest of the state. Florence knocked out power and left debris strewn across homes and streets. Resident in the city are waiting for supplies as officials figure out the best way to reach the city. When supplies finally reach New Hanover County, they’ll be distributed from three points.
…A CHANCE FOR FLASH FLOODING TODAY FOR PARTS OF THE REGION… …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING… The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the following areas, in southern Connecticut, Northern Fairfield,
Drone video recorded on Monday morning reveals the extent of flooding in Fayetteville, North Carolina although forecasters are warning that worse is yet to come as deadly storm Florence moves across western North Carolina dumping rain and filling rivers that threaten to burst their banks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Warnings of “catastrophic” floods remain from Storm Florence, which has already killed 14.
…PATCHY DENSE FOG BEFORE 9AM… Visibilities will be below 1 mile within patchy dense fog this morning with localized visibilities down to a quarter to a half mile at times. Motorists commuting should be prepared for rapid changes in visibility and proceed with extra caution. Drive carefully, allow for extra spacing and use low beam headlights.
More than million people are evacuating the North and South Carolina coasts