Storm surge

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Weakened to a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm lashed communities with wind, rain and floodwaters.
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More than 1 million people were warned to leave in the Carolinas, and a round of evacuations was ordered in coast Virginia as the storm drew closer.
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Florida residents are bracing for the Category 4 storm to hit them next.
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"How did you get in there? How do you plan on getting out? Are you insane?" one commenter responded.
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The 185 mph winds ripped off roofs, overturning cars and tore down power lines.
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The National Hurricane Center said the risk of strong winds and rising water will increase along the Georgia and South Carolina coasts.
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The storm is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 this weekend.
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The slow-moving storm could bring up to 25 inches of rain to some parts of the South, and it may become a hurricane as early as Friday.
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The storm has killed at least two people and caused millions of dollars in damages.
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The lesson from 2018 is that "no two storms are alike," one meteorologist said.
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The National Weather Service called the life-threatening storm "a worst case scenario" for northwest Florida.
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The storm is expected to strike the Panhandle on Wednesday as a major hurricane.
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Five people have died in a storm that could drop 18 trillion gallons of water on the region.
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Typhoon Mangkhut, the strongest storm to hit the country so far this year, is forecast to make landfall early on Saturday.
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The monster storm threatens millions of people.
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Confronted with Hurricane Florence, North Carolina prepares for a state of emergency.
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Damage from the worst storm surge ― likely in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia ― could run in the billions.
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But the causal connection to climate change remains hazy.
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A combination of heavy rains, monthly extreme high tides and a wind-driven storm surge could combine to cause several feet of water to flow onto streets.
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During Hurricane Ike in 2008, storm surge reached as far as 10 miles inland to the east of Houston, up to about 15 feet in some places. If this hurricane had struck the Texas coast a little further to the west, that 15 feet of water would have been in the city of Houston and its southern suburbs.