Forecasters said the storm will eventually break up over the southern Appalachians and then swing to the northeast, its remnants moving into the mid-Atlantic states and New England by mid-week. It was downgraded to Category 1 before coming ashore on Friday near Wilmington.
Forecasters anxious the storm's damage will be all the worse if it lingers on the coast.
Asked if he had spoken with President Donald Trump -a politically ally whom McMaster backed very early in the 2016 campaign- the governor says the president reassured him SC would get federal assistance to dig out. It will make federal money available to people in the counties of Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Craven, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico and Pender.
And in Lumberton, North Carolina - a city submerged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016 - residents are bracing for potential disaster as the Lumber River seeps through a patched-up gap in the levee system.
Deadly flood waters rise as Florence dumps 'epic' rain in US The storm is continuing to produce widespread heavy rains over parts of North Carolina, northeastern SC and into western Virginia. In the town of New Bern , homes were completely surrounded by water, and rescuers had to use inflatable boats to reach people.
Florence is still exacting a toll in the Carolinas, and many of these numbers could rise. Florence's eye hit North Carolina Friday morning. It's a slow-moving storm, creeping westward at just 2 miles per hour on Saturday - not even as fast as the average person walks.
A member of the U.S. Coast Guard walks down Mill Creek Road checking houses after tropical storm Florence hit Newport North Carolina, on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Rescuers are working hastily to save those caught in rising floodwaters as thousands of people living near North Carolina's rising rivers were ordered to evacuate Saturday.
Most of the fatalities occurred in North Carolina, where officials confirmed eight victims.
According to ABC, "more than 20,000 people in six states - North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland and Tennessee - took shelter in 206 Red Cross and community shelters on Thursday".
Florence's risky flooding "is only going to get worse", North Carolina's director of emergency management warned Saturday as massive amounts of rain devastate the state.
West-central Virginia into far eastern West Virginia, north of Roanoke and west of Charlottesville, will see 3 to 6 inches of rainfall, with some isolated areas seeing 8 inches.
He urged against residents attempting to return home, warning that "all roads in the state are at risk of floods". That will bring additional water to the already-soaked states as well as additional threats like possible landslides near the Appalachians and electrocution threats with downed power lines. Similarly, U.S. 501 would be the only way into Myrtle Beach.
On Monday, December hog futures contracts blew to a two-month high as storm fears surged, only to retrace slightly during the week as the storm weakened slightly.
Tropical Storm Isaac became Tropical Depression Isaac Friday morning, and it dissipated over the eastern Caribbean early Saturday morning. Its winds were down to 40 miles per hour.
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The story caught Musk's attention, who criticized Unsworth and the rescue workers via his Twitter account. Musk and engineers from his company, SpaceX , had created a small submarine to help with the rescue.
Apple Inc. said last month the proposed duties on US$ 200 billion cover a wide range of products used in its usa operations. Earlier this year, a newspaper in the country also named Apple as one of the USA companies a trade war might hurt the most.
A Samsung Galaxy Note 9 spontaneously explodes inside a woman's purse in NY , according to a lawsuit. Suddenly she heard a whistling and screeching sound, and noticed thick smoke pouring from her purse.
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Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate
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