Sgt. Nick Muhar of the North Carolina National Guard evacuates a child as rising floodwaters threaten his home in New Bern, N.C. (Photo: Chris Seward/AP)
Tropical Storm Florence's relentless rain is causing devastating flooding in the Carolinas and promises even more today.
The latest: A least seven are dead — including a baby, per CNN. The National Hurricane Center reported gusts over 105 mph on the Outer Banks. "The storm's center is crawling inland over South Carolina, but its main rain bands largely are over already-saturated North Carolina — setting up what may be days of flooding for some communities."