The governor said 16 rivers statewide were at major flood stage and more than 1,100 roads were closed.
The Cape Fear River was expected to crest at 61.5 feet (19 metres), quadrupling its normal height, on Wednesday in Fayetteville, a city of 200,000 in the southern part of the state near the Fort Bragg army base, according to the National Weather Service.
The river's overflow also turned Interstate 40 in Pender County into a river, which state Department of Transportation officials say serves as a reminder of how risky traveling in the area can be.
In South Carolina, two women died on Tuesday evening after a van taking the mental health patients from one facility to another was overtaken by rising floodwaters near the Little Pee Dee River, authorities said. The study was commissioned by Puerto Rico's government, which has accepted the finding as its official death toll.
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Florence has killed at least 35 people and left entire towns in North Carolina flooded with muddy, fetid water.
He was accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long, Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott of SC.
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Motorists are being warned that they risk being surrounded by water in North Carolina if they use popular Global Positioning System navigation apps such as Waze, Apple Maps and Google Maps. "Wilmington truly is my home", Jordan said of his hometown in an interview with The Charlotte Observer on Tuesday.
"He wanted to see the areas hit the hardest and most impacted by the flooding, and get a full overview from both states", she said.
The city manager told CNN that 12,000 people are "in harm's way". More than 5 million gallons (18 million litres) of partially treated sewage spilled into the Cape Fear River after power went out at a treatment plant, officials said, and the earthen dam of a pond holding hog waste was breached, spilling its contents. "We've never had it at those levels before so we don't really know what the impact will be just yet", he said.
In addition to being raised in North Carolina, MJ serves as a co-chairman of Charlotte basketball team the Hornets.
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Many people with limited means like the disabled Howells will struggle to escape Florence, or build back when its damage is done. It's moving westward across the eastern Caribbean, where it's expected to bring up to 5 inches of rain across Puerto Rico.
"People don't realize how a very hard phase is beginning today, with the handsome sunshine", Trump said.
The Herald Sun , owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp ( nws ), provoked outrage Tuesday with a cartoon of Williams at the U.S. Leading the criticism, Rowling said it had reduced "one of the greatest sportswomen alive to racist and sexist tropes".
The deal allows Manafort to avoid a second trial that had been scheduled to start next week in Washington . The plea deal also applies to 10 additional counts on which that jury could not reach a consensus.
He added on Alisson's excessive fee: "I think the goalkeeper - like a centre-half or centre-forward - comes at a premium now". He also admitted that they had improved and claimed that they must perform similarly over the course of the season.
Friday, Florence's maximum winds were recorded at 65 miles per hour while it was hovering near Conway, NWS Columbia reported. Forecasters said "catastrophic" freshwater flooding was expected along waterways far from the coast of North and SC .
In a statement on Monday, Kavanaugh called the allegation by Ford, who is a college professor, "completely false". Sunny Hostin said Ford should be heard because her allegations are "very credible" and "extremely important".
Neither Putin not Erdogan explained how they planned to differentiate "radically-minded" rebels from other anti-government groups. Putin said he believed the agreement on Idlib could hasten a final resolution of the Syrian war.
The Blues thrashed the Welsh outfit 4-1 at the Stamford Bridge and reportedly , Sarri has doubts over the abilities of Morata. We can cope with the problems with the quality in the offensive phase, but not in the defensive phase.
And the possibility of them winning the Premier League is all too real for rival fans - like Gary Neville . He was asked about Neville's view and responded exactly how you'd expect.
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The National Hurricane Center is predicting the storm will produce "catastrophic flash flooding and significant river flooding". The enormous waves were recorded in the northeast quadrant of the hurricane, which is the strongest area of the storm.
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And it would be the first major hurricane (Category 3 or higher) to hit the East Coast since Jeanne, which struck Florida in 2004. AccuWeather meteorologist Brett Rossi said the ground in North and SC and Virginia is already saturated from recent rains.