flooding in north carolina 2016

Why has the flooding in North Carolina been so bad? – CNN

Oct 13, 2016 · A combination of already saturated ground and 36 hours of Matthew’s rainfall have led to deadly and long-lasting river flooding in eastern North Carolina.

North Carolina Flooding: Parts of – The Weather Channel

The state transportation department said flooding and debris have closed many roads in the eastern and central parts of North Carolina. Chris Moore walks down Martin Luther King Blvd. on October 12, 2016 in Lumberton, North Carolina.

Here’s Why It’s Still Flooding In North Carolina – Forbes

Oct 14, 2016 · Here’s Why It’s Still Flooding In North Carolina Days After Hurricane Matthew. In the figure above the Neuse River (as of the morning of Friday Oct. 14, 2016) crested (reached its peak height) at 29.74 feet on Wednesday. The flood stage is 18 feet so if you do the math this flood exceeded flood stage by over 11 feet.

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Matthew flooding kills at least 10, strands 1,500 in North

Matthew flooding kills at least 10, strands 1,500 in North Carolina alone. An abandoned truck lies in submerged waters after Hurricane Matthew hit Lumberton, North Carolina October 9, 2016.

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In North Carolina, some flood waters crest while others

Spencer Rogers, a coastal construction and erosion specialist with North Carolina State University’s Sea Grant program, said the flooding is driven by the dynamics of the state’s river systems

What rivers in North Carolina are flooding? | abc11.com

Areas currently underwater in Rocky Mount according to the North Carolina Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network as of 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2016. In the Rocky Mount area, the Tar River crested at 28.4′ and is currently at 25.3′ (that’s down from Tuesday). The record is 31.7′ and flood …

North Carolina Flooding : NPR

North Carolina Flooding For some residents of North Carolina, severe flooding from Hurricane Florence came while they were still trying to recover from Hurricane Matthew, which struck in 2016.

Hurricane Matthew’s Toll Rises; Flooding Hits North Carolina

Oct 11, 2016 · Hurricane Matthew’s Toll Rises; Flooding Hits North Carolina N.C. Credit Credit Carlo Allegri/Reuters. Oct. 11, 2016. More than 2,000 people have been rescued since the flooding …

Hurricane Matthew Brings Record River Flooding to North

This flooding is the result of 6 to 18 inches of rain that fell in eastern North Carolina from Matthew. The top total was 18.38 inches near Elizabethtown , followed by 15.65 inches at William O

Hurricane Matthew leaves North Carolina town under water – CNN

Oct 15, 2016 · The weather is picture-perfect nearly a week after Hurricane Matthew unleashed powerful winds and heavy rain on North Carolina’s eastern flatlands.

North Carolina flooding devastates ‘poorest of the poor’

Oct 13, 2016 · North Carolina flooding devastates ‘poorest of the poor’ Economically pressed town is knee-deep in water. Post to Facebook 2016, in Lumberton, N.C. The society said it …

These photos and videos put North Carolina’s flooding into

These photos and videos put North Carolina’s flooding into heart-breaking perspective. By in eastern North Carolina. “Our entire downtown has been effected by these terrible flood waters

Hurricane Matthew in the Carolinas: October 8, 2016

North Carolina: Winyah Bay (weatherflow) 103-Nags Head-Jennette’s Pier 2016 during Hurricane Matthew’s storm surge, the highest in history. A second crest of 7.35 feet occurred due to river flooding on October 17, 2016, the fourth highest in history. NC was closed due to Hurricane Matthew’s flooding.