Residents walk down flooded streets after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees, power outages, a municipal water outage and widespread flooding along the Lumber River in Lumberton.
Residents walk down flooded streets after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees, power outages, a municipal water outage and widespread flooding along the Lumber River in Lumberton. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Residents walk down flooded streets after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees, power outages, a municipal water outage and widespread flooding along the Lumber River in Lumberton. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

Inaction magnified Hurricane Matthew’s impact

October 22, 2016 07:19 PM

UPDATED October 23, 2016 03:09 PM

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