PHOTOS: Hurricane Florence hits the coast

Hurricane Florence

Residents wade through deep floodwater to retrieve belongings from the Trent Court public housing apartments on September 13, 2018 in New Bern, United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

Johnny Caroll has his morning coffee as the winds from Hurricane Florence are felt on September 14, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(Joe Raedle)

Linda Stephens checks out the weather as the force of Hurricane Florence is beginning to be felt on September 14, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(Joe Raedle)

Storm clouds are seen over the 2nd ave pier as the force of Hurricane Florence is beginning to be felt on September 14, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(Joe Raedle)

The Trent River (background) overflows its banks and floods a neighborhood during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in River Bend, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

Michael Nelson floats in a boat made from a metal tub and fishing floats after the Neuse River went over its banks and flooded his street on September 13, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

A truck drives through deep water after the Neuse River went over its banks and flooded the street during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in River Bend, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

Men pack their belongings after evacuating their house after the Neuse River went over its banks and flooded their street during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

Men pack their belongings after evacuating their house after the Neuse River went over its banks and flooded their street during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

Residents wade through deep floodwater to retrieve belongings from the Trent Court public housing apartments on September 13, 2018 in New Bern, United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

The Trent Court public housing apartments are flooded after the Neuse River topped its banks during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

A man makes photographs of the flooded streets as the Neuse River floods its banks during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

Shianne Coleman (L) and Austin Gremmel walk in flooded streets as the Neuse River begins to flood its banks during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

Shianne Coleman (L) gets a hand from friend Austin Gremmel as they walk in flooded streets as the Neuse River begins to flood its banks during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

(Chip Somodevilla)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - SEPTEMBER 14: Storm clouds are seen over the 2nd ave pier as the force of Hurricane Florence is beginning to be felt on September 14, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is hitting along the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Joe Raedle)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - SEPTEMBER 14: Johnny Caroll has his morning coffee as the winds from Hurricane Florence are felt on September 14, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is hitting along the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (Joe Raedle)