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Photos and videos show the flooding and devastation as Hurricane Florence hits North Carolina

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Hurricane Florence has arrived in the US, lashing the East Coast with torrential rain, high winds, and massive floods.
Almost 300,000 people in North Carolina and South Carolina have lost power, with power companies expecting millions more to do so.
One hundred and fifty people in New Bern, North Carolina, are also trapped and awaiting government assistance.
Scroll down to see what the hurricane's impact looks like on the ground. This was Wilmington, North Carolina, as the most ferocious part of the storm passed over on Friday morning.
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Weather Channel video shows the horrifying reality of towering flood waters in North Carolina

Weather Channel video shows the horrifying reality of towering flood waters in North Carolina

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Hurricane Florence has arrived in North Carolina, bringing massive floods and damage caused by heavy rain and an enormous storm surge.
The storm has sustained wind speeds of 90 mph, and a total of 40 inches of rain could fall over the next few days, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The Weather Channel produced a forecast that shows virtual waters rising above the forecaster, creating a terrifying visualization that shows what 9 feet of water could do to a town.
"This is an extremely dangerous and life-threatening situation. So if you find yourself here, please get out...
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Sean Payton and the Rams defender were given 2 different explanations for...

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