Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Wrightsville Beach early on Friday September 14, 2018 and was a powerful, long-lived Cape Verde storm that caused catastrophic damage in the Carolinas. Extensive damage was primarily a result of freshwater flooding due to torrential rain.
Total fatalities: 53
Highest wind speed: 137 mph
Date: August 31, 2018 – September 18, 2018
Category: Category 4 Hurricane
Rainfall: 30 inches
Damage: $24.23 billion (2018 USD)
Areas of Deployment: New Bern, Pink Hill, Sarecta, North East
Relief supplies delivered.