The Navy says the aircraft will make their way back beginning Saturday, and the ships will start to return Sunday.
The White House said on Friday President Donald Trump would travel to the region next week unless his visit would disrupt cleanup and rescue efforts.
Tailgaters only had one choice for a college football game Saturday in the Carolinas and Virginia.
Tens of thousands of people evacuated from unsafe areas.
Catastrophic flooding wreaked havoc on parts of eastern North Carolina, which sustained 2 feet of rain in some areas, and up to 40 inches in other hard-hit spots.
Evacuation orders remain in place for Horry and Georgetown counties along South Carolina's northern coast.
Florence was a Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale with 120-mph winds on Thursday.
Florence, now a tropical storm, swirled at a near-standstill over the Carolinas on Saturday, dumping non-stop rain over areas already flooded by seawater and swelling rivers and creeks across both states.
As rivers swelled toward record levels, state regulators and environmental groups were monitoring the threat from enormous hog and poultry farms located in low-lying, flood-prone areas.
The National Hurricane Center said Florence broke a North Carolina rainfall record that had stood for nearly 20 years: Preliminary reports showed Swansboro got more than 30 inches (75 centimeters) and counting, obliterating the mark set in 1999, when Hurricane Floyd dropped just over 24 inches (60 centimeters) on the state.
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Forecasts call for the river to crest Monday at Fayetteville at more than 62 feet (19 meters) - almost 30 feet (9 meters) above flood stage. Flood stage is 18 feet.
To give a sense of the scope of inundation to come, the river's crest was expected at 19.1 feet, beating the record 17.9 feet set during Hurricane Matthew.
Money also is available to the state, some local governments, and some private nonprofit groups on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work in those counties. The tropical storm's maximum sustained winds are holding steady, remaining at around 50 miles per hour, with higher gusts in heavy rainbands over water, the NWS said.
The storm was downgraded from its original category three hurricane status - but the region is still being pounded by rain and people are being urged to stay off the roads.
Environmental groups said Friday that they were anxious that scores of hog lagoons will burst again or be overtopped by flooding, spilling their contents into rivers used as sources of drinking water.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm will travel through upstate SC, be downgraded to a tropical depression, then turn north toward the Ohio Valley.
Images captured by Associated Press journalists show flooded streets, uprooted trees, stranded residents and recovery crews in the aftermaths of Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut.
The monster storm could dump drenching rains of up to one meter.
Flash flood are expected to his the south-east coast as the storm moves across land.
Tornadoes are also a threat, with the NHC saying that "a few tornadoes are possible in southeastern North Carolina and northeastern SC". But the water kept rising.
Ralph Northam is warning residents in the southwest part of the state to prepare for flooding and possible landslides early next week from the remnants of Hurricane Florence.
At least 4 people killed, including mother and baby. Many locations in southeast North Carolina are likely smash this old record by the time the rain ends.
To be specific, OnePlus is aiming for a 2019 launch for its TV, which will be a 4K LED model with built-in connectivity. The entries will be selected by October 31 and the names will have to be submitted by October 16.
American officials say those violate Beijing's market-opening commitments and worry they might erode USA industrial leadership. A Treasury spokesman did not immediately respond to a query on the status of the China talks invitation.
Here are five quick takeaways after the game, which evens the Ravens record at 1-1 heading into a mini bye weekend. Green entered Thursday night with 695 yards and six touchdowns against the Ravens over their last seven meetings.
The players we spoke to in the summer or a little earlier, they were different talks to those I had the previous year or before. The Reds laid down a marker in the title race on Saturday afternoon thanks to a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.
Shield members Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose will challenge Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler for the RAW Tag Team Championships . If that was not all, the Hardcore legend Mick Foley will be the special guest referee in the match.
They did awesome", said Knox, who was stranded with seven others, including a boy who was carried out in a life vest. Florence was downgraded to a Category 1 storm, packing winds of 90 miles per hour as it approached land.
Manchester United ruined Watford's first ideal start to a Premier League season with a 2-1 victory at Vicarage Road on Saturday. The only situation I have to analyse is if we are going to play him when, during the week, he wasn't training with the team.
The Vikings' defense pulled through on the ensuing dirve, holding Green Bay to a field goal with 2:04 left in regulation. The Vikings tied the score 7-7 late in the first quarter on Cousins' 14-yard touchdown pass to Treadwell.
An investigation is underway as more and more punnets of strawberries are discovered with needles found embedded in them. A recall was issued yesterday for Berry Obsession and Berry Licious strawberries, two brands sold at Woolworths.
Maurizio Sarri says City and Liverpool are better than Blues
It depends on the kind of match. "I think my opinion in this moment, two teams, Liverpool and Manchester City are better than us". The Blues thrashed the Welsh outfit 4-1 at the Stamford Bridge and reportedly , Sarri has doubts over the abilities of Morata.
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He was the only player that looked like he may give Liverpool a problem and could easily have equalised just after half-time. Liverpool are scheduled to play seven games in the next 23 days starting with the weekend's trip to Wembley on Saturday.
'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind
It's undertain where exactly Florence will make landfall, after a shift in its track put more of the Southeast in danger. An infra-red satellite image of hurricane Florence approaching the North Carolina coast early Thursday, September 13 .
Florence makes landfall in N. Carolina
Hurricane Florence has claimed the lives of four people in North Carolina, and left hundreds of thousands without power . Now now not lower than 68 people died as a scream result of Storm Harvey, in step with the Nationwide Storm Center.
Two Koreas open first liaison office since World War II
A presidential office spokesman said after the facility opened, "there is a stout bridge connecting two Koreas". South Korea suspended operations at the complex in 2016 after North Korea carried out its fourth nuclear test.
Man killed in Cape Cod shark attack
A video shared by surfer Andrew Jacobs also shows dozens of Good Samaritans carrying the victim's body away from the water. His friend dragged him ashore before beachgoers attempted life-saving measures including CPR and applying tourniquets.
Killed, 80 Injured as Israeli Warplanes Bomb Hamas Target
Israel accuses Hamas, the movement that runs the Gaza Strip, of seeking to use the protests to carry out attacks or infiltrations. The ministry said the teenager was shot east of Jabalia in northern Gaza, while a medical source named him as Mustafa Abed Rabbo.