In his noon press conference on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, NC Gov. Roy Cooper talked about the damage done by Hurricane Florence, from the coast to the mountains. Photos capture the devastation across the state.
FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Team California Task Force 2 performs a swift water rescue of man trapped in an SUV in Cumberland Co., NC Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. The team deployed from Los Angeles to support the response to Hurricane Florence.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Jordon Shevlin, a rescue swimmer from Air Station Atlantic City, NJ., gets battered and buffeted to investigate a truck caught in dangerous flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence, Sept. 16, 2018.
Having churned through the Atlantic for two weeks, Hurricane Florence is among the longest-lived cyclones of the 2018 season. That means the storm’s winds have had plenty of time to rage & ease as they ran into different conditions over the ocean.
A military housing community on Marine Corps Air Station New River in North Carolina suffered serious damage and flooding during Hurricane Florence, with many streets remaining impassable on Saturday, September 16.