Juan Diaz stands in his flooded back yard in Castle Hayne. The Diaz family hopes the rain will end soon; the water is only a few inches away from entering their first floor.

Juan Diaz, 35, poses in his flooded back yard in Castle Hayne, North Carolina on Sept. 15, 2018. The Diaz family hopes the rain will end soon; the water is only a few inches away from entering their first floor. With Diaz’ brother and brother-in-law’s families, they wait it out.