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Florence flooding puts dams, many high hazard, to the test

Water is released from the dam at Hope Mills Lake into the Cape Fear River, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Hope Mills, N.C., south of Fayetteville, after floodwaters from Hurricane Florence inundated the area.Casey Toth/AP

STARPHOENIX - 2018-09-18 00:37:35

Cape Fear River — already above Hurricane Matthew levels — continues to rise

"Those barricades are there to mark flooded areas and sink holes. We have had reports from the law enforcement that people are moving them, which is needlessly endangering the lives of our residents," the press release reads.

CBS17 - 2018-09-18 15:19:22

Hope Mills Dam rises :: WRAL.com

By Mitch Carr, freelance reporterHope Mills, N.C.—Map: Videos, images|Shelters, roads by county|Images: Florence's impactGet help, give help|NC's worst hurricanes|River flooding forecastHope Mills Dam in Cumberland County is functional but seeing a level of water that is causing problems downstream.

WRAL - 2018-09-17 19:15:00

NCDOT closes Person Street bridge over Cape Fear River

The NCDOT also plans to close another section of Interstate 95, from mile marker 46 to 56, over the same river. DOT workers are also monitoring nearby Grove Street over the Cape Fear in Fayetteville. If the water level reaches the girders, which support the deck, the department will close the bridge

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-09-18 22:19:34

Fayetteville Police Department's drone video of neighborhood underwater

The Fayetteville, NC Police Department used a drone to assess the flooding after Florence. This is video of neighborhoods near Locks Creek on Monday evening.

WJHL.COM - 2018-09-18 20:51:32

Rising flood waters from Florence menace Carolinas

WILMINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Reuters) - Residents of the Carolinas struggled to return to normalcy on Tuesday after taking a beating from Hurricane Florence, but those efforts were hindered by standing water and the anticipation of more flooding from swollen rivers. At least 32 people have been k

REUTERS - 2018-09-18 16:16:56

North Carolina residents consider fleeing as rivers rise

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.- The river seethed a quarter-mile away, bulging from its banks, so the patrol cars circled the neighborhood three times.

WSOC-TV - 2018-09-18 12:34:59

DRONE VIDEO: Widespread flooding, roads closed in Linden

Linden, which is in Cumberland County at the border of Harnett County, is about 10 miles north-northwest of Fayetteville.

CBS17 - 2018-09-18 19:49:13

CBS 17 documents devastating floods in Spring Lake

The flooding will only get worse, officials say, as the Little River isn't expected to crest until Monday night.

CBS17 - 2018-09-17 21:52:01

VIDEO: Rescue crew saves man from flooded SUV in Cumberland County

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A rescue team from California managed to save a man from his flooded SUV on Sunday in Cumberland County.The rescue was caught on video by the Los Angeles County Fire Department, which sent a team to help in North Carolina during the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.Click h


Officials say Hope Mills dam has not failed despite high water levels

HOPE MILLS, N.C. (WNCN) - Hope Mills officials said Sunday night that the town's dam has not failed despite rumors that the fam was breached by flood waters.CBS 17 reporter Zak Dalheimer was at the dam late Sunday night.Hope Mills officials said they had asked people downstream to leave the area as

CBS17 - 2018-09-17 03:21:16

North Carolina governor warns "worst flooding yet" from Florence still to come

"It's fun to get out and everybody's getting stir crazy being stuck in the house, but that's a lot of water that has to go somewhere," he said.

CBS NEWS - 2018-09-17 18:35:00

Waters continue to rise in Fayetteville

Wanda Philligin of Fayetteville observes Cross Creek, which feeds into the Cape Fear River in Fayetteville, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The flood stage for the Cape Fear River is 35 feet, and after Florence's rain the river stands at 54.35 feet. It is predicted to peak at 61.8 feet according to th

CITIZEN TIMES - 2018-09-17 21:41:25

Cape Fear River reaches flood stage in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - The Cape Fear River has reached flood stage in Fayetteville Sunday morning as it swells following Hurricane Florence, the National Weather Service said.


Less than two years after Matthew, Lumberton again flooded in misery :: WRAL.com

Lumberton, N.C.— Water from the Lumber River began flowing into neighborhoods in the western and southern parts of Lumberton on Sunday evening, just as it did less than two years ago during Hurricane Matthew.

WRAL - 2018-09-17 04:04:03

Raw Video Shows Dozens Of People Looting A Dollar Store As Flooding Cuts Wilmington Off From The Rest Of North Carolina

A major emergency brings out the best in some people, but in others it brings out the absolute worst. Shocking images of “dozens of people” ransacking a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, North Carolina have stunned the nation. This happened in broad daylight, and many of the looters didn’t even s

FREEDOM OUTPOST - 2018-09-17 12:23:44

86-year-old couple killed in Fayetteville house fire during Florence :: WRAL.com

By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editorFayetteville, N.C.— Police in Fayetteville say the two people who died in a house fire Friday night were an 86-year-old couple.The victims have been identified as Patricia Flanagan and Carl Flanagan. Both victims lived at the home where the fire occurred.Authorities s

WRAL - 2018-09-17 08:55:00

Rains, floods still in Florence’s forecast - The Garden Island

A group of local fishermen keep an eye on the Cape Fear River as they stage for potential water rescues while additional flooding remains a threat from Florence, in Fayetteville, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)Gerald Generette, right, and Maurice Miller look onto the Cape Fear

THEGARDENISLAND.COM - 2018-09-17 16:10:00

The rivers keep rising, but some in flood zones won't leave - Naples Herald

U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Samuel Knoeppel, top, and Randy Haba, bottom left, talk to Willie Schubert of Pollocksville, N.C., as he is rescued from a rooftop in Pollocksville, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

NAPLESHERALD.COM - 2018-09-17 17:06:05

INCREDIBLE: Drone footage shows extent of flooding near downtown Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN/CBS) - Tropical Depression Florence has caused flooding all across central and eastern North Carolina, including in Fayetteville.

CBS17 - 2018-09-17 10:58:11