• Emergency personnel, including South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office, work on the scene where several cars were trapped briefly under a bridge during flooding from heavy rain Thursday morning, Oct. 1, 2015, in Spartanburg, S.C. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger told local media that a person died early Thursday when several cars were submerged in flash floods under the bridge, where flooding often occurs during heavy rain. (AP Photo/Spartanburg Herald-Journal/Tim Kimzey) MANDATORY CREDIT

    1 dies in flooding as storms threaten to move up East Coast

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Drenching rains along an already-saturated East Coast caused major flooding Thursday, drowning a woman whose car quickly filled up with water and prompting flash-flood warnings from historic Charleston to Washington, D.C.