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After blowing ashore as a hurricane with 90 miles per hour (145 kph) winds, Florence virtually parked itself much of the weekend atop the Carolinas as it pulled warm water from the ocean and hurled it onshore.
Cooper had just returned from surveying damage in eastern North Carolina by helicopter with the U.S. Coast Guard.
The storm's death toll climbed to 14 when a man drowned after a pickup truck flipped into a drainage ditch along a flooded road in SC. Hundreds of water rescues have been carried out by local authorities, the Cajun Navy volunteers and the U.S. Coast Guard since Friday morning.
The center of the hurricane´s eye came ashore at about 7:15 a. m. EDT (1115 GMT) near Wrightsville Beach close to Wilmington, with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (150 kph), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
"[Florence] will produce catastrophic flooding over parts of North and SC for some time", Steve Goldstein, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's liaison to FEMA, said Saturday.
Florence has dropped a tremendous amount of rain in eastern North Carolina, with a widespread 20 to 30 inches reported already.
President Trump's disaster declaration for eight North Carolina counties frees up federal funding including grants for property repairs and low-priced loans to cover uninsured losses. Florence was one of two major storms threatening millions of people on opposite sides of the world.
"Once the last drops of rain [have] occurred doesn't mean problems are over", he said.
State and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials, who have been on the ground in North Carolina for several days, already are talking about temporary housing options, state Division of Emergency Management director Mike Sprayberry said.
Florence also now stands as the sixth-highest tropical cyclone rainfall total across the US for records dating back to 1950.
"Tomorrow afternoon, the Carolinas will see the heaviest rains", Doll tells TIME.
However, while winds have weakened to around 35mph, the danger is now posed by torrential rain and flooding.
Tornadoes remain a threat, with the NHC saying that "a few tornadoes remain possible across North Carolina and eastern SC".
In Jacksonville, a relentless band of heavy rain gutted buildings, drenched streets and left wildlife to battle the rising waters. The Lumber River is expected to crest at more than 11 feet above flood stage Sunday, which would put the floodwaters near the top of the earthen dike containing the plant's coal ash dump.
A mother and her baby died when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The program was used in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.
Turner Park, a trailer park in south-west Lumberton, was under two feet of water on Saturday evening, with the water rising quickly. The town had 4 1/2 feet of storm surge. This will cause devastating flooding across much of Onslow County with travel made impossible and many homes completely flooded. The Waccamaw River, near Conway, South Carolina, will rise near record levels by the end of the week.
New Bern, which has a population of about 30,000, was once the capital of the state's colonial government.
The NHC added: "The combination of a risky storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline".
Even though Florence is weakening, it will still bring significant rainfall inland to the Appalachians before moving toward the Northeast on Tuesday.
It's possible it was even closer than that, a testament to how evenly matched and well-prepared the two fighters were. Khan was impressed by the quality of the fight and lauded Canelo for his gameplan. "I think we controlled the fight".
Cooper said floodwaters were continuing to rise, and he urged evacuees to "stay put" until they received "the official all-clear". Hundreds of thousands of homes across North and SC are without power and tens of thousands of people are in emergency shelters.
The play-calling will be criticized, but the majority of plays were doomed from the start simply because the Seminoles' offensive. He was replaced by redshirt freshman Tommy DeVito , who threw for 177 yards and a touchdown.
Barzee was treated at the Utah State Hospital for about five years following her arrest, and testified in 2010 against Mitchell. She added that Barzee was always a little vulnerable and that Mitchell was manipulative. "I am a Christian", she said.
Cornerback Joe Haden (hamstring) and guard David DeCastro (hand), who were both doubtful, will not play for Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger returned to the practice field on Friday and was listed as a full participant.
Fulham on the other hand, remain in unsafe territory, just a few points separating them and the basement dwellers. And it's fair to say that the result is emphatic in favour of the great Barcelona side of 2011.
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North Carolina TV station evacuates due to rising waters
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