After submerging North Carolina with almost 3 feet (1 meter) of rain, the storm dumped more than 6.5 inches (16.5 centimeters) of rain in the Northeast, where it caused flash flooding, wind damage and prompted at least one tornado warning, the weather service said.
The death toll has reached at least 37 across three states.
The former National Basketball Association star says the destruction caused by the hurricane to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina, prompted him to act quickly.
More than 15,000 people remain in shelters and more than 200,000 customers are without power across North Carolina because of Florence, which came ashore as a category 1 hurricane, according to state officials.
"Thank you, Mr. President, for coming to North Carolina as our rescue and recovery continues", Cooper said.
"One of the wettest we've ever seen from the standpoint of water".
"There is a strong potential that those who live within the 1-mile evacuation area of the Cape Fear River will be impacted by flooding", the city said in a statement.
The city manager told CNN that 12,000 people were "in harm's way".
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Two of the SC victims were mental health patients who drowned on Tuesday when a van carrying them was swept away by floodwater.
One person was killed in Virginia when the storm spawned about 16 tornadoes there on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Thousands of rescues have taken place in the Carolinas. Power outages also were down, from a high of more than 910,000 to about 200,000, almost all in North Carolina.
"This is an epic storm that is still continuing because the rivers are rising in certain parts of our state, some areas have not seen the worst flooding yet, so this is a monumental disaster for our state that affects many of our counties, many of our people".
Roads remain treacherous, he said, and some are still being closed for the first time as rivers swelled by torrential rains inland drain toward the Atlantic.
The tragic incident occurred near the Little Pee Dee River, which continues to rise as water from upriver North Carolina makes its way into South Carolina's waterways.
The stretch of the Cape Fear River winding through this county roughly 85 miles (135 kilometers) from the coast was expected to crest Tuesday at 62 feet (19 meters) - 27 feet (8 meters) over its flood stage.
Officials in the Carolinas are anxious about what deaths are still to come amid the swelling rivers and flooding from Florence's crawl across both states.
In Wilmington, North Carolina , Weather Channel reporter Mike Seidel went viral for his in the field (or in the storm) reporting. Weather Channel reporter buffeted by winds as two people seemingly stride behind him unimpeded by Hurricane Florence's winds .
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