The City of New Bern said in a tweet before dawn Friday that there were about 150 people who still needed swift-water rescue. Municipal power agencies are reporting few outages, except New Bern, which had 17,820 customers without power, according to ElectriCities, the organization that supports the local power agencies.
"We are not turning away that help", she said. "We have also gotten calls from family members anxious about relatives they can't reach".
Life-threatening storm surge is being reported along the coast of the Carolinas.
"We've had people in attics, on top of roofs", she said.
"We're estimating we've rescued 150-200", New Bern Police Lt. David Daniels said early Friday morning.
It said the additional declaration would bring more federal help with debris removal, search and rescue teams, meals and generators, among other items. Authorities have advised people, however, to move to higher levels in their homes while they wait to be rescued.
The National Hurricane Center said a gauge in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, reported 6.3 feet (1.92 meters) of inundation.
Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina at 7:15 a.m. EDT on Friday near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., according to the National Hurricane Center.
The center said the threat of freshwater flooding will increase over the next several days.
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This image of Hurricane Florence was captured by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, now living and working onboard the International Space Station.
Emergency officials warned residents that the peril had probably not passed, as the storm continued to dump torrential rain.
Hurricanes can be scary and risky, but one middle school in Sumter received an awe-inspiring glimpse of the monster storm that is on its way to SC. This is expected to cause "catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding".
Tornadoes are also possible. While some folks have made the wild decision to stay put, The Weather Channel's confronting vid might just convince folks to hoof it out of there before things get worse. It has also moved most ships, submarines, and planes from their base at Hampton Roads, Virginia to safety far at sea or in distant airbases.
Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it's unclear how many did.
"Because of the rising waters, we're going to take you to the coverage of our sister station in Myrtle Beach", Cox said, before walking off the set, leaving an empty frame as the weather graphic continued to pulse silently.
Elsewhere in the storm-ravaged state a man died plugging in a power cord, and a woman died from a heart attack after rescuers were unable to reach her home past downed trees.
President Donald Trump is preparing to travel to areas affected by the storm next week.
"Incredible job being done by FEMA, First Responders, Law Enforcement and all".
Forecasters warned that drenching rains of anywhere from 1 to 3½ feet as the storm crawls westward across North and SC could trigger epic flooding well inland over the next few days.
As of 5 a.m., Florence was 25 miles (55 kilometers) east of Wilmington, North Carolina.
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Through the day, the storm's pace slowed even more, from 10 miles per hour Thursday morning to 3 miles per hour by Friday evening. Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it's unclear how many did.
It was expected to begin pushing its way westward across SC later in the day, in a watery siege that could go on all weekend. The fear is that during that slow march west, it'll drop torrential rains, flooding low-lying areas and overwhelming rivers.
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Coastal flooding is a major concern due to high storm surge and potentially 20 to 30 inches of rainfall through the weekend. Don't pay too much attention to the storm's "category" - the fact that Florence is now a Category 1, for example.
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Hurricane Florence’s winds and rain begin lashing Carolinas
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Storm now a Category 2, still risky
At 8 a.m. on Wednesday the storm was located about 855 km southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina. Forecasters anxious the storm's damage will be all the worse if it lingers on the coast.