Wilmington, North Carolina (CNN)Florence has left the Carolinas, but the death toll keeps rising as remnants of the storm generate rain, floodwater and tornadoes.
‘There will be flooding like we’ve never seen before’
This isn’t a river…this is Interstate 40. @NCAviation captured this drone footage today as part of damage assessment near mile marker 387 in Pender County. This illustrates our message that travel in this area is impassable and unsafe. #FlorenceNC pic.twitter.com/28Ok6Tjpcu
— NCDOT (@NCDOT) September 17, 2018
Evacuee loses car trying to get a flood victim food
River threatens to swallow Lumberton … again
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Waiting for the water to recede so I can get to the arduous work ahead. No electric or plumbing. A @yeti full of ice would be nice right about now. Definitely my fist purchase when I can get out of here. #hurricanceflorence #hurricane #flood #flooding #timetomove #fema #needtomove #yeticoolers #housedorsale #CNNweather
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‘Bring your pets with you!’
Causes of death include drowning and fallen trees
Where Florence’s remnants will go next
CNN’s Kaylee Hartung reported from Wilmington, and Cassie Spodak reported from Lumberton. CNN’s Chuck Johnston, Spencer Parlier, Judson Jones and Artemis Moshtaghian also contributed to this report.
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