One person was killed in Virginia when the storm spawned about 16 tornadoes there on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Officials have identified the two mental health patients who drowned when a van they were riding in was swept away in SC flood waters.
Kenny Babb gathers items that floated out of his garage, seen in the background, as the Little River continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Linden, N.C., TSept.
On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned that "for many parts of North Carolina, the danger is still imminent".
President Donald Trump is scheduled to get an update on storm-damaged areas of North Carolina on Wednesday at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. He was criticized for his handling of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico a year ago, and more recently for disputing the official death toll of 3,000.
The water level of the Cape Fear River was expected to crest at 61.8 feet by Tuesday. That has disrupted efforts to restore power, clear roads and allow evacuated residents to go home.
In the town of Fair Bluff, North Carolina, which has struggled to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Matthew in 2016, only about 50 residents remained on Tuesday, Fair Bluff Police Chief Chris Chafin told Reuters.
With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet.
Much of Columbus County, where Fair Bluff is located, was under water, according to Steve Abbott of the North Carolina Department of Transportation, with most roads closed and "driving not advised".
"The Company estimates that approximately 1.7 million head of broiler chickens out of an average live inventory of approximately 20 million head, ranging in age from six days to sixty-two days, were destroyed as a result of flooding", Sanderson Farms said in a statement this week.
Experts say people likely got complacent about Florence because of a scale that only categorizes hurricanes by wind strength.
A wall of concrete barriers and plastic sheets is being built along U.S. Highway 501 to save the main road into Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, from going underwater. Power outages in the Southeast also were down, from a high of more than 910,000 to about 310,000, almost all in North Carolina.
Officials previously had estimated that about 1.7 million chickens had drowned and that the number of potential hog deaths was unknown. Further flooding could push up that figure.
Six brands of strawberries are now believed to be affected by needle and pin contamination, according to New South Wales police. A Queensland man posted this photo of a strawberry with a needle in it after reporting his friend swallowed one.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in May, alleging pervasive harassment at some of McDonald's franchise restaurants. Louis, Missouri; Los Angeles and San Francisco; Miami and Orlando, Florida; Milwaukee; and New Orleans .
Meghan is joining Harry as a Commonwealth Youth Ambassador as part of her royal duties. "It will keep us busy". Harry asked, before reassuring them: "If you suddenly bump into her in the corridor, don't panic".
Gameday 1 marked the long-awaited return of proper Champions League soccer, and it nearly looked like Messi and Co. never left. Schalke marked their return to the competition after a three-year absence with a 1-1 draw at home to Porto.
Some nice touches of the new machine include using the Reset button to "suspend" games, while the Open button changes titles. To celebrate the 24 birthday of the PlayStation console, Sony is releasing a PlayStation Classic edition on December 3.
The DOJ requested documents, they have them now, and soon we'll all be able to put this behind us, says Tesla. The news comes on top of prior reports of a civil probe by the Securities and Exchange Commission .
On hardcourt in France Benoit Paire defeated Spain's Pablo Carreno-Busta 7-5, 6-1, 6-0 in the first singles on Friday. Too solid in the fifth, the 21-year-old broke for a 3-2 advantage and broke Tiafoe again at 5-3 to secure the victory.
Fitzgerald and Kane are now speaking out as the bombshell allegations threaten to derail Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Ford, who was 15 at the time , told the Washington Post that at one point in the night, she got up to use the bathroom.
Possibly signaling a breakthrough, Trump welcomed the outcome of the inter-Korean summit in a Twitter message. Moon explained later that the visit will happen this year unless there are any unexpected obstacles.
Holiday Inn: At all 28 Burger Theory restaurants located in Holiday Inn properties, get a free burger Tuesday while supplies last. Nothing says I'm Lovin It quite like a delicious cheeseburger, especially if it's a free cheeseburger.
By expanding the list to $ 200 billion of Chinese products, Trump may spread the pain to ordinary households. The latest round of tariffs means that almost half of all Chinese imports into the US will soon face levies.
FEMA to test 'Presidential Alert' system
At about the same time on October 3 , FEMA will also run a test of the Emergency Alert System on television and radio. The test message will be similar to regular monthly EAS test messages with which the public is familiar.
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If successful, Maezawa's mission will mark a much-anticipated return to the Moon , which a human hasn't set foot on since 1972. Maezawa will fly on Space Exploration Technologies Corp's BFR rocket on a trip around the moon in 2023, Musk announced Monday.
Hurricane Florence death toll climbs as flooding spreads
Florence, which has been downgraded to a tropical depression from a hurricane, was headed through Virginia toward New England. Rescuers have saved about 700 people in New Hanover county, where Wilmington is located, and 2,600 people across the state.