David Covington and Maura Walbourne paddle a canoe to their home on Long Ave. on Sunday. The Sherwood Drive area of Conway, S.C., began to look like a lake on Sunday as homes were submerged deeper in flood waters that have set historic records.
The tiny Brittons Neck community just across the Marion County line is going under with flood waters from the Little Pee Dee River. Residents are concerned that the Great Pee Dee may cause further damage.
Hurricane Florence brought record rainfall to North Carolina — dumping over 30 inches in parts of eastern N.C. Now South Carolina cities — such as Conway and Nichols — are facing the worst flooding on record due to the overflowing rivers.
The level of flooding caught many residents of the Wampee community in Longs off guard. The Williams family, who live off Collins Rd. in the Wampee section of Longs, rushed to get furniture out of the path of the flood on Friday.