Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina anxiously waiting to find out if they have a home to go back to. Heavy rains and swelling rivers are still a major concern as rising flood waters may affect communities barely touched by Florence. The storm is being blamed for at least 37 deaths in three states.
See photos from the storm and its aftermath in the gallery above.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
HURRICANE FLORENCE PHOTOS: Images of the historic floods in NC and beyond
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Part of the Starlite Motel is washed away in the aftermath of flooding from Hurricane Florence in Spring Lake, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.