Photos: Rising rivers, evacuations in Carolinas in wake of Florence


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1 Farm equipment is surrounded by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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2 Ivory Frazier (left) evacuates her home with her daughters due to rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence in Latta, S.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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3 Members of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wade through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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4 Cars try to navigate a flooded road leading to Interstate 40 in Castle Hayne, N.C., after rising waters from Hurricane Florence cut off access to Wilmington, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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5 Hog farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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6 A member of the North Carolina Task Force urban search and rescue team wades through a flooded neighborhood looking for residents who stayed behind as Florence continued to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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7 Rising flood waters overtake a gas station in Lumberton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 
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8 Susan Hedgepeth is assisted along with her dog Cooper by members of the U.S. Coast Guard in Lumberton, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Hedgepeth was moving to higher ground. 
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9 A member of the U.S. Coast Guard walks down Mill Creek Road checking houses after Tropical Storm Florence hit Newport N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. 
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10 A road is submerged in floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 
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11 A pickup truck drives on a flooded road past a farmhouse that is surrounded by flooded fields from tropical storm Florence in Hyde County, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. 
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12 Ivory Frazier, right, evacuates her home with her daughter Monica Abrams due to rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence in Latta, S.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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13 Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence inundate the town of Trenton, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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14 A car travels past a sinkhole in downtown Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence traveled through the area on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. 
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15 A man peers from his flooded home in Lumberton, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. 
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16 A home is damaged after a large tree fell on it, seen on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in Wilmington, N.C. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding across North Carolina. 
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17 A woman makes a phone call from the porch of her flooded residence in Lumberton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 
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18 People wait in line to fill up their gas cans at a gas station that was damaged when Hurricane Florence hit the area, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in Wilmington, N.C. 
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19 Volunteers load nursing home patients into the back of a truck as they assist emergency workers with the evacuation of a nursing home due to rising flood waters in Lumberton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 
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20 A Lumberton firefighter holds on to two nursing home patients as a volunteer drives his truck and trailer to higher ground during the evacuation of a nursing home due to rising flood waters in Lumberton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 
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21 A pickup truck is seen submerged in floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 
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22 A truck transports nursing home staff and patients during the evacuation of a nursing home due to rising flood waters in Lumberton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence. 
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23 A downed tree uprooted by Hurricane Florence lies next to homes in New Bern, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. 
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24 Members of the Nebraska Task Force 1 urban search and rescue team help load an elderly resident onto a bus as they evacuate an assisted living facility to a church as a precaution against potential flooding the city could see from tropical storm Florence in Fayetteville, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. 
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25 U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Second Class David Kelley patrols a flooded neighborhood with residents in Lumberton, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence. 
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26 Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence inundate the town of Trenton, N.C., on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.