Flooding is expected persist in coastal parts of the Carolinas for days as the high-water crest of numerous rivers keeps moving downstream toward the ocean.
Officials warned that areas outside of flooding zones could be cut off from emergency responders if roads flood.
Hurricane Florence swept across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, causing widespread death and destruction.
Officials have warned people in the Carolinas to be on the lookout for snakes during Hurricane Florence flooding.
Around 5 million people are in the path of the super typhoon's 180-mile-per-hour winds.
A tornado watch is in effect in parts of North Carolina until Friday afternoon.
Authorities have chosen not to move inmates in the storm's path. Those who remain face peril, including flooding and shortages of vital supplies.
Flash flood warnings were already issued Wednesday.
Areas of the Texas coast experienced up to 10 inches of rain.
Super Typhoon Jebi, a Category 5 storm, is forecast to hit Japan next week. The storm is the most intense tropical cyclone of 2018 thus far.
Miriam is expected to become a hurricane on Monday night.
If the dam breaks, Lynchburg could be flooded with 17 feet of water in mere minutes.
The underpass leading out of Uppsala's central rail station flooded to knee-height, leaving some locals to start an impromptu pool party.
The boys thanked the rescuers for all their efforts and vowed to live life to the full following their "miracle" escape.