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morning for "cbs this morning." from it's monday, september 17th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." the storm is moving on but the problems from florence are ongoing. new dangers and damage. a woman who says she was attacked by supreme court nominp nominee brett kavanas identified herself. her detailed claims. and what may be the cause of the deadly gas line explosions massachusetts. good morning from cbs headquarters here in new york. i'm anne-marie green. hurricane florence has been
downgraded to a tropical depression but still poses a significant threat from potentially catastrophic flooding. what's left of florence is headed north. it's still a large system and expected to produce heavy rainfall and flash flooding into the carolinas and up into virginia. an additional 10 to 15 inches of rain is expected in some areas. flash flood warnings and watches are in effect for large portions of the carolinas. parts of virginia, and west virginia. so here's virginia. so here' the latest. storm has killed at least 18 people. this morning about 580,000 customers are without power in the carolinas and virginia. mop more thr more thmoremo frfrom the floods in north carolina alone. courtnp courtney zubowsrco wilmingtp wilmington whiwil off by high water. gogood morning, courtney. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the city of wilmington is an island cleaning up damage like this mangled gas station is taking a backseat to water
rescues and getting essentials into the city. three days after florence made landfall, the storm is still battering the carolinas. >> floodwaters are still raging across parts of our state, and the risk to life is rising with the angry waters. >> reporter: the national weather service says some rivers r in noc won't crest until tomorrow. >> it came fast and just had to jump in the car and run. >> reporter: shane carson evacuated new bern along the coast ahead of florence. now 300 miles inland in black mountain, floodwaters forced him to leave again. >> it's a mess. i mean, i don't have a home now, it's gone. >> reporter: back in new bern where the water has receded, residents are facing new problems. >> that's the top half of a 1 1/2 story garage. i don't know where the rest of it is. >> reporter: lee bell also has to figure out what to do with a boat and that ended up in her driveway. >> don't know where the miss scarlet came from. it musp it must hait must
somewhere and just washed in during the storm. >> reporter: farther south here in wilmington you can see the damage florence left behind. floodwaters are blocking every road in and out of the city. officials plan to airlift essentials in to people until tthe flood waters recede. doug knew he needed help after his car failed to make it through a flooded street. >> i feel all kinds of stupid for not seeing it but it is dark. >> reporter: more th >> report people hapeople have been rudes have been rescued from boats, trucks, and helicopters in the past few days. the power is slowly returning here in wilmington. we've seen a number of restaurants and gas stations with hours of long lines. the airport could open tomorrow. anne-marie. >> thank you, courtney. well, the mayor of wilmington says there are no roads leading into his city that are passable. in wilmington trap, they're waiting for basic supplies and david begnaud has been trying to navigate the area. >> reporter: look at that map from the department of
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch," a shortfall in flood insurance and ramping up trade threats. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. the trump administration will reportedly announce some $200 billion worth of tariffs on chinese imports as early as today. according to the "wall street journal," the import tax will probably be about 10%. if the u.s. moves forward with the tariffs, china has said it will retaliate and may refuse to participate in proposed trade talks with the u.s. later this month. all eyes on wall street will be in the next move in the trade dispute between the u.s. and china. the lobster industry is already
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i am kenny choi. >> and i am michelle griego. let's say good morning to jaclyn and mary. >> it is monday morning. >> did you like the weather over the weekend? >> in san francisco, it was very beautiful. >> it had sunshine. if you like the weather, we will continue that over the next couple of days. lots of fog along the coast. parts of the bay this morning, but another cool day with below average temperatures and afternoon sun once again. warming up by the middle part of the week. we are looking at, as we go through the day, the sunshine and mild conditions through tuesday. warming up by wednesday and for thursday. the highs are in the mid 60s in san francisco, upper 60s across the east bay in oakland. let's check in with jafor ok a right now, we are tracking traffic alerts. police