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Death toll from hurricane-turned-tropical depression rises to 14

5 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Authorities say the storm did not cause some other deaths that occurred during Florence in North Carolina
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Record Flooding in North Carolina as Florence Death Toll Rises

5 monthes ago   |   By Vanity Fair

The hurricane has been downgraded to a tropical depression, but the damage is no less devastating.
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Florence's Death Toll Stands at 14 as It Weakens to a Depression

5 monthes ago   |   By Time

Florence has weakened to a tropical depression, but the death toll continues to rise with at least 14 people dead as of Sunday morning, according to the Associated Press. 10 people have died in North Carolina and four died in South Carolina.
Although the National Hurricane Center has downgraded Florence to a depression, it warns that “rainfall amounts will produce catastrophic flash flooding, prolonged significant river flooding, and an elevated risk for landslides in western North Carolina and far southwest Viriginia.”
Catastrophic flash flooding, prolonged significant river flooding, and...
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Florence downgraded to tropical depression as death toll rises to 14 people

5 monthes ago   |   By ABC

As the death toll from Florence grew and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina braced for catastrophic, widespread river flooding that could be the next stage of a mounting disaster.
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Hurricane Florence death toll reaches 13

5 monthes ago   |   By RT


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Florence downgraded to tropical depression as death toll rises to 13 people

5 monthes ago   |   By ABC

As the death toll for Florence rises to 13 people after a couple dies in their South Carolina home, the storm was downgraded to a tropical depression early Sunday.
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