Hurricane Matthew was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Sunday. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.
The storm continues to generate record-breaking flooding in eastern North Carolina.
The storm has taken 19 lives in the U.S. The state-by-state death toll so far is: North Carolina, 8 deaths; Georgia, 4 deaths; Florida, 6 deaths; and South Carolina, 1 death.
As of late Saturday, there were also four people missing in Cumberland County in North Carolina.
Below is video taken by a kayaker which shows how deep the water is in Fayetteville. The first video shows a dramatic rescue of people getting rescued from atop of their SUV.
— ABC News (@ABC) October 9, 2016
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.
TRAIN DERAILS ON LONG ISLAND