Waterlogged Carolinas ‘Worst is yet to come”


Deadly storm Florence moved across western North Carolina early on Monday and continued to dump rain that has nowhere to go except to swell rivers, flood highways and homes, and threaten more lives as it heads towards Virginia and New England. Zach Taylor, a meteorologist with the U.S. National Weather Service, said For the water-logged Carolinas, “the worst is yet to come” as river levels rise to historic levels. The soil is soaked and can’t absorb any more rain, so that water has to go somewhere, unfortunately,”