More than 1.2 million homes in North and South Carolina sit outside government-designated flood zones, and that could lead to vast uninsured losses during Tropical Storm Florence, report says
4 monthes ago - By Business Insider
A number of homes in North and South Carolina at risk of flooding during Tropical Storm Florence, even though they sit outside of federally designated flood zones.
While some homeowners living in official floodplains are required to have flood insurance, others - including those who own some of the 1.2 million homes that sit outside the flood zone - are not.
Last year's Hurricane Harvey caused $17 billion in damages covered by insurance and $40 billion in losses that were uninsured
Some homes in North and South Carolina at risk of flooding during Tropical Storm Florence sit outside...
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WATCH LIVE: Continuing coverage tracking Florence, flooding across Carolinas
4 monthes ago - By ABC
Forecasters say Florence is now a tropical storm but will continue to threaten North and South Carolina with powerful winds and catastrophic freshwater flooding. Here's a look at the latest stories and live coverage from our sister station WTVD.
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The Latest: Florence now in South Carolina
4 monthes ago - By Boston Herald
WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Latest on Florence : 8 p.m. The center of Tropical Storm Florence has moved into South Carolina, and both it and North Carolina continue to face powerful winds and catastrophic flooding. Florence's top sustained winds remain at 70 mph as it crawls west at just 3 mph. At 8 p.m. Friday, Florence was centered about 15 miles north-northeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and about 55 miles east-southeast of Florence, South Carolina.
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