Sampling waterways in eastern North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew showed a temporary increase in concentrations of some bacteria and pollutants in spots, according to a 2017 report from the state's Department of Environmental Quality. "I lost everything in the flooding", he said.
A cat clings to the side of a trailer amidst flood waters before it was saved as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Burgaw, North Carolina on September 17, 2018.
One reason, she said, is that it's much harder to explain all the other facts. "It was torrential rain for days", said Saffo.
Access has been restored into the city of Wilmington, which had previously been cut off by floods from former Hurricane Florence, North Carolina's top transportation official said.
Florence has dumped up to 36 inches (91cm) of rain on the state since Thursday and the storm has already killed at least 23 people.
The death toll from Florence rose to at least 32, and crews elsewhere used helicopters and boats to rescue people trapped by still-rising rivers.
A 61-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man died in Horry County, SC, Friday night after using a generator inside their home, according to WMBF.
The Coast Guard said it had 26 helicopters and 11 aircraft looking for people in trouble. It was not clear how long he had been stranded.
Qatar praises Turkey-Russia deal to 'demilitarize' Idlib
Israel has warned that it will not allow Iran to establish a permanent military presence in postwar Syria. The incident triggered testy exchanges of blame between Israel and Russian Federation .
Hazard hat-trick sees off Cardiff to send Chelsea top
We should be able to navigate this group easily and I'd therefore like to see some of the fringe players get a game. Once they took the lead, we really grew into the game and started to dictate.
Henry Winkler wins Emmy 42 years after first nomination
Weiss accepted his award for directing the Oscars, he asked Jan Svendsen, who was sitting in the audience, to marry him. Actress Alex Borstein took home the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her work on The Marvelous Mrs.
"Road conditions are starting to improve in some parts of our state but rising creeks, streams and rivers continue to make travel unsafe", Cooper said in a news conference.
More than 1,100 roads were still closed across North Carolina, Cooper said, including several portions of Interstates 40 and 95. "Like, you can't see the swings anymore", Lashieka Becton said, describing the scene to NPR's Brakkton Booker. In the port city of Wilmington, residents awoke to the sound of power transformers blowing up, plunging homes into darkness as Hurricane Florence's howling winds whipped through the streets sending metal signs, water and debris flying.
"We can't wait to go back home and live a normal life again, hopefully on Wednesday".
He's a father who's seen a lot, but nothing, quite like this. neighbors in the small coastal community understand, this is an important picture of what Florence is leaving behind.
The governor said the water will be coming down through Marlboro, Dillon and Marion and onto Horry, parts of Darlington and ultimately toward the coast.
As the water recedes, NCDOT will still need time to inspect the roads to make sure they are safe before reopening them, said NCDOT spokesman Steve Abbott.
Officials were preparing to distribute food at three centers around the city Tuesday, said Jessica Loper, a spokeswoman for surrounding New Hanover County.
"Things are getting better slowly, and we thank God for that", White said.
The FEMA chief said floodwaters have hampered fix crews trying to reopen roads and restore power.