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More photos from rains Saturday

Revised on: 09.15.2018 at 07:51 p.m.

Posted on: 09.15.2018 at 04:47 p.m.

Photos from Saturday’s torrential rains.

This radar shot shows that that most of Columbus County has gotten up to 15 inches of rain as of 8 a.m. Saturday. Another 13 was predicted for the rest of the day. More rain will fall Sunday.

This photo of the pedestrian bridge just south of Soules Swamp is a sign of possible flooding to come.

Tree cutting trucks staging near Lake Waccamaw.

A Whiteville public works crew prepares to block off Frazier Street near Quality Cleaners, which flooded during Hurricane Matthew.


Downed lines and poles near Dale’s a Lake Waccamaw.

A large tree grazed this house in Whiteville.

Tree cutting trucks staging at the Sun-Do in Boardman.

Jedidiah Bonner removes debris from the roadway on Tram Road.

An early afternoon shot of the White Marsh bridge near U.S. 74-76 shows rising waters.

Parking lots around the county are flooding.

Chadbourn Town Manager Pat Garrell, left, helps remove debris from a storm drain on Brown Street.

George Johnson (on backhoe) and another unidentified Fair Bluff public works employee clear debris Saturday. Staff photo by Allen Turner. 

A downed tree in the Whiteville area. Staff photo by Grant Merritt. 

A downed tree in the Whiteville area. Staff photo by Grant Merritt. 

Horses huddling on high ground in the Whiteville area. Staff photo by Grant Merritt. 

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07:0219:12 EDT
Feels like: 68°F
Wind: 1mph W
Humidity: 97%
Pressure: 30.2"Hg
UV index: 0

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