As Hurricane Florence continues its slow crawl across the southeastern United States, the official death toll has been raised to 17, with 11 people reported dead in North Carolina, and 6 people in South Carolina.
A 3-month-old boy died when a large pine tree fell atop a mobile home in Gaston County, North Carolina. The boy’s father and mother were home but were not hurt.
A mother and her 8-month-old child were killed when a tree fell on their house on Friday in Wilmington, North Carolina.
A husband and wife died in a house fire in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Friday.
A 78-year-old man was electrocuted in the rain while trying to connect extension cords for a generator in Lenoir County, North Carolina.
An 81-year-old man died on Friday while trying to evacuate Wayne County, North Carolina.
Three people died in Duplin County, North Carolina, because of flash flooding and swift water on roadways.
A 23-year-old man named Michael Dalton Prince died Sunday after the truck he was riding in lost control on a flooded two-lane road in Georgetown County, South Carolina. The driver and a passenger were able to escape after the truck landed upside down in a flooded ditch.
A 30-year-old woman named Rhonda R. Hartley died on Sunday after driving a pickup truck into standing water near Gilbert, South Carolina, when she lost control and hit a tree.
A 61-year-old woman named Amber Dawn Lee died on Friday when the vehicle she was driving struck a tree near the town of Union, South Carolina.
A 63-year-old man named Mark Carter King and a 61-year-old woman named Debra Collins Rion of Loris, South Carolina died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to using a generator indoors.
A 77-year old man died in Kinston, North Carolina after he went outside to check on his hunting dogs and was blown down by strong winds.
The satellite image in the header above was taken by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.