Michael Jordan, who grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina, close to where Florence came ashore as a Category 1 hurricane, has donated $2 million to relief and recovery agencies. Officials are eyeing river levels after the deluge of rain that measures in feet, not inches.
She praised the government response, including rescuers and National Guard high-water vehicles in her area.
S.C. officials advised northbound travelers coming from Georgia to either take I-85 through Greenville to Charlotte, or leave I-95 at Interstates 26 or 20, and drive to Columbia and get on I-77 to Charlotte. After watching the rescue, Gov. Henry McMaster said water in that part of Chesterfield County rose at least a foot (30 centimeters) after the men initially were spotted.
Officials are monitoring the levee in Lumberton, NC, which had a breach over the weekend.
Jeff Flock reports from a neighborhood under water and without power.
The industry lost about 2,800 hogs during flooding from Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Here's a look at five of the areas facing significant problems with flooding, storm damage and rising rivers in Florence's wake. Further rescues are ongoing.
People who see price-gouging are advised to contact the state attorney general's office.
Of the 31 known deaths Monday evening since the massive storm made landfall Friday as a Category 1 hurricane, 24 occurred in North Carolina, six in SC and one in Virginia.
"People are piling in right now", Dr. Calloway said Monday evening.
The body of a 1-year-old was found Monday morning. Kaiden had been swept away by floodwaters the day before. High winds brought down trees and damaged homes. The 8-month-old's mother was also killed. He urged residents who were evacuated from the hardest-hit areas to stay away because of closed roads and floodwaters that submerged entire communities. "It's only been two years".
People clean their house after the passing of Hurricane Florence in New Bern North Carolina U.S
"It's all true - Tony swooped in at 4am Wednesday morning to pick up our "leftovers" - the dogs with blocky heads, the ones with heartworm". Elsewhere in North Carolina, an 88-year-old man died after his auto was swept away.
A woman died in Hampstead, NC, after suffering a medical emergency, WECT reported.
In less than 48 hours, he stopped at the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach (S.C.), the Dillon County (S.C.) Animal Shelter, another in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and Saint Frances Animal Center in Georgetown, South Carolina, which sang his praises on social media Sunday.
Parts of southern New Hampshire and much of MA were under a flash flood warning, and a tornado warning was issued near Salem, Mass.
Florence has dumped up to 36 inches (91cm) of rain on the state since Thursday and the storm has already killed at least 23 people.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday confirmed Trump's travel plans to North Carolina, which bore the brunt of the powerful storm. It will make federal money available to people in the counties of Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Craven, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico and Pender. Right now, more than 700,000 people are without power in North and SC. Remember, these are households - not total people.
Matt Stewart, 37, and his family of four were stuck in Raleigh after trying unsuccessfully to return home to Wilmington, blocked by road closures that have cut off that coastal city of 120,000.
North Carolina emergency department officials said 23 truckloads of Meals, Ready to Eat - packaged United States military rations - and crates of bottled water had been sent into Wilmington.
Florence is now a tropical depression and on its way north through Virginia, Pennsylvania, New England and Nova Scotia.
At least 32 people have been killed by Florence, including 25 in North Carolina and six in SC.
Cousins’ comeback falls short, Vikings and Packers tie
At that point, Alexander's interception - influenced by Matthew's rightful pressure - would've sealed a 2-0 record for Green Bay . But the bigger effect of the game is that the roughing penalty has now become as heated of a debate as the catch rule.