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 United States Geological Survey moved some of their equipment on the Conway bridge to avoid rising flood waters of the Waccamaw. New receivers were placed on top of the bridge to continue transmitting data about water levels and rates of flow.
Lenore Letellier wept over the rescue of her cats, and for the expected loss of her home at Lee's Landing Circle near Conway on Tuesday. Frustrated by repeated floods, the she says she does not plan to return after this flood.
Audrey and Robert Ambose fled the rising floodwaters of Hurricane Matthew in 2016. This time, they've spend the week preparing for Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and are prepared for whatever they may bring.
Rodney Hyman's home was badly damaged by flooding from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. This time around, he decided to use his construction skills to build an eight foot wall of dirt around his home to protect it from Hurricane Florence flooding.
Justin King and his sister Nichole Black lost their parents, Mark King and Debbie Rion, during Hurricane Florence when the couple died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator in Loris, South Carolina.
Members Trinity United Methodist church and the surrounding community came together to help move the contents of the church to higher ground on Tuesday ahead of the record flooding of the Waccamaw river that is expected later this week.