Imagine returning home after a major storm wreaked havoc on your neighborhood to discover that your precious family photos are unrecognizable due to mud, rain or floodwater.
More than a week after Hurricane Florence’s landfall, evacuations are still taking place around the Carolinas.
Summerlike warmth and humidity surging back into the Ohio Valley and Northeast will set the stage for a severe weather event at midweek.
While the weather has largely been sunny, warm and humid across flood-ravaged portions of North and South Carolina, downpours from a tropical feature could cause flash flooding and delay cleanup efforts.
While crests will continue to work downstream along the major rivers in the eastern part of the Carolinas this week, some unprotected areas may stay flooded until the end of September or early October.
The Carolinas continue to deal with Florence's aftermath while flooding inundated other parts of the U.S. this week.
A round of severe weather will threaten communities across part of the interior Northeast with damaging winds and downpours into Friday evening.
Advances in weather science and technology and cooperation between government weather services and the American Weather Industry, have resulted in increasingly accurate tornado warnings. This has led to greatly reduced risk for such tragedies when warnings provide enough time to move people to safety when severe weather threatens.