North Carolina Flooding Prompts Rescues

Ginger Zee tracks the latest weather news across the country.
2:27 | 07/28/13

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Dramatic new video and life or death water rescues out of North Carolina -- more than a foot of rain fell in 1 day this morning one dead one missing in meteorologist ginger -- is here covering an -- good morning hey good morning he was a horrible day -- this is a place remember like Asheville, North Carolina and Greenville, South Carolina already -- wettest July on record both having more than thirteen inches just this month yesterday he had seen -- like -- the road opening up because places like Hickory, North Carolina -- seven inches or more. And just two -- At least one person is dead and one is still missing raging floods swallowing parts of western North Carolina this by a camera and -- -- got. The body of a ten year old girl found shortly after the creek she was swimming in rose to quickly. More than a foot of rain in some spots in less than 24 hours. In Lincoln County two women barely making it out alive. Literally in ten minutes the water raised from the creek sat to the house -- -- bring an outlet orders man. -- didn't think. -- -- -- the county a state of emergency. Neighbors and fire crews working together to rescue this woman the murky waters -- her home. The floods taking out bridges and engulfing entire streets this car washing right off the road and that light pipe. A water a lot more stuff by the rising waters at least six families stranded their only road out. Cut off. And look at its. If you look closely you can just make out the top of a car floating away. In North Carolina town of Newton flooding forcing open the -- this man jumping to test the ground. This National Guard armory now underwater. The nonstop rain taking too large chunks right out of this golf course bridge saturating the greens. It has stopped raining and now they're behind that front says some drying but there'll be a big mess for days to come I do want to point our other -- though to flossing tropical storm. Intensified overnight heading right toward Hawaii so -- -- tropical storm watches and warnings up. For the big island and more we're looking at a faster timing to use -- doesn't come in tomorrow on Monday. For the big island that -- will include its 45 mile per hour wind gusts we'll be tracking Matt. Throughout the rest of this weekend and the start of the week for now back to Dan -- -- nation's weather and a couple of minutes. -- -- some nervous hours in Hawaii.

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