Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Billy Hardee removes valuables from his home as floodwater caused by Hurricane Florence rises at Aberdeen Country Club on September 20, 2018 in Longs, South Carolina. Floodwaters are expected to rise through the weekend in the area. Photo by: Sean Rayford
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
A couple bails out their flooded home on September 20, 2018 in Longs, South Carolina. Floodwaters are expected to rise through the weekend in the area. Photo by: Sean Rayford
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
George Butler walks through floodwaters in his backyard caused by Hurricane Florence on September 20, 2018 in Longs, South Carolina. Floodwaters are expected to rise through the weekend in the area. Photo by: Sean Rayford
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Volunteers from all over North Carolina help rescue residents and their pets from their flooded homes during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Mike Pollack searches for a drain in the yard of his flooded waterfront home a day after Hurricane Florence hit the area, on September 15, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Photo by: Mark Wilson
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
People wait in line to fill up their gas cans at a gas station that was damaged when Hurricane Florence hit the area, on September 15, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Flood waters surround a home after Hurricane Florence passed through the area on September 15, 2018 in Warsaw, North Carolina. Photo by: Joe Raedle
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Betty Dunton searches through belongings in her garage after a four-foot storm surge produced by Hurricane Florence ripped through the Queen's Point condos along the Nuese River September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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People wait in the rain to enter a Waffle House a day after Hurricane Florence hit the area, on September 15, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm Friday and at least five deaths have been attributed to the storm, which continues to produce heavy rain and strong winds extending out nearly 200 miles. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Jerry King uses a dustpan to scrape mud off of his floors after a four-foot storm surge produced by Hurricane Florence ripped through the Queen's Point condos along the Nuese River September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Flood waters surround a home after Hurricane Florence passed through the area on September 15, 2018 in Warsaw, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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A photograph blown out of a person's home lay in the flotsam after a four-foot storm surge produced by Hurricane Florence ripped through the Queen's Point condos along the Nuese River September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Bill Wheeler makes a video recording of the damge to his store, Nautical Wheelers, after the storm surge from Hurricane Florence filled it with four feet of water September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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A boat lays smashed against a car garage, deposited there by the high winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence along the Neuse River September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm Friday and at least six deaths have been attributed to the storm, which continues to produce heavy rain and strong winds extending out nearly 200 miles. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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The courtyard at Queen's Point condos is filled with residents' belongings after the storm surge from Hurricane Florence tore open the lower floors with a four-foot high storm surge September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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A section of a boardwalk is lodged inside a home at the Queen's Point condos after Hurricane Florence tore open the homes with a four-foot high storm surge September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
A boat lays smashed against a car garage, deposited there by the high winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence along the Neuse River September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
High winds from Hurricane Florence uprooted a tree, crushing a car and toppling a wall surrounding a baseball diamond September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Kim Adams makes her way to her home that is surrounded by flood waters after Hurricane Florence passed through the area on September 15, 2018 in Southport, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Bill Wheeler makes a video recording of the damge to his store, Nautical Wheelers, after the storm surge from Hurricane Florence filled it with four feet of water September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
High winds from Hurricane Florence uprooted a tree, crushing a car and toppling a wall surrounding a baseball field September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Kim Adams makes her way to her home that is surrounded by flood waters after Hurricane Florence passed through the area on September 15, 2018 in Southport, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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A section of the Highway 17 exit ramp remains closed a day after Hurricane Florence's storm surge washed it out September 15, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina.Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Homes are flooded after a storm surge from Hurricane Florence flooded the Neuse River September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers. The storm has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Neighborhoods are flooded after the storm surge from Hurricane Florence flooded the Neuse River September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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A law enforcement officer blocks traffic from a downed tree on rural South Carolina state highway 51 on September 14, 2018 near Florence, South Carolina. The storm made landfall as a category 1 hurricane but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. Photo by: Mark Wallheiser
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Volunteers from all over North Carolina help rescue residents from their flooded homes during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nuese and Trent rivers. The storm has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Neighborhoods are flooded after the storm surge from Hurricane Florence flooded the Neuse River September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers. The storm has since been downgraded to a tropical storm. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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A tree branch leans against a home as Hurricane Florence passed through the area on September 14, 2018 in North Myrtle Beach, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence is hitting along the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Jacob Fernandez and Josh Fernandez (L-R) play around on the tree that fell near their home as Hurricane Florence passed through the area on September 14, 2018 in Bolivia, North Carolina, United States. Hurricane Florence is hitting along the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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A fire truck drives past a large tree blown over by Hurricane Florence on September 14, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding along the Carolina coastline.Photo by: Mark Wilson
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Volunteers from all over North Carolina help rescue residents and their pets from their flooded homes during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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A North Carolina National Guard truck drives underneath a fallen tree that is suspended by power lines blown down by Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers.Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Members of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 4 from Oakland, California, search a flooded neighborhood for evacuees during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the communities around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Rescue personnel remove a man from a home that a large tree fell on after Hurricane Florence hit the area, on September 14, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding along the Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Firefighters look into a home that a large tree fell on that has three people trapped after Hurricane Florence hit the area on September 14, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. One man was taken out in critical condition, and the condition of two others is unknown. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding along the Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Firefighters arrive at a home where a large tree fell on that had three people trapped, after Hurricane Florence hit the area, on September 14, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. One man was taken out of the home in critical condition, and the condition of two others is unknown. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding along the Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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A damaged awning is seen as winds from Hurricane Florence on September 14, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is hitting along the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Firefighters try to gain access to 3 people in a home that a large tree fell on after Hurricane Florence hit the area, on September 14, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. One man was taken out of the home in critical condition and the condition of two others is unknown. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding along the Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Waves created by Hurricane Florence are seen along Cherry Grove Fishing Pier on September 14, 2018 in North Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is hitting along the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline bringing high winds and rain. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Rescue workers from Township No. 7 Fire Department and volunteers from the Civilian Crisis Response Team use a boat to rescue a woman and her dog from their flooded home during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in James City, United States. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers.Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Volunteer Amber Hersel from the Civilian Crisis Response Team helps rescue 7-year-old Keiyana Cromartie and her family from their flooded home September 14, 2018 in James City, United States. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Members of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 4 from Oakland, California, search a flooded neighborhood for evacuees during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in Fairfield Harbour, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the communities around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Volunteers from the Civilian Crisis Response Team rescue a man with chest pains from his flooded home September 14, 2018 in James City, United States. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Volunteers from the Civilian Crisis Response Team help rescue three children from their flooded home September 14, 2018 in James City, United States. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm and flooding from the heavy rain is forcing hundreds of people to call for emergency rescues in the area around New Bern, North Carolina, which sits at the confluence of the Nueces and Trent rivers. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Residents wade through deep floodwater to retrieve belongings from the Trent Court public housing apartments after the Neuse River went over its banks during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in New Bern, United States. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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The Trent River (background) overflows its banks and floods a neighborhood during Hurricane Florence September 13, 2018 in River Bend, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Portions of a boat dock and boardwalk are destroyed by powerful wind and waves as Hurricane Florence arrives September 13, 2018 in Atlantic Beach, United States. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Mike Pollack and his wife Meredith Pollack move a dock box from their dock as Hurricane Florence approaches the area, on September 13, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Fayetteville, North Carolina rancher Buddy Young prepares to board his animals ahead of Hurricane Florence Sept. 13, 2018.Photo by: Nicole Vowell/The Now
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Gasoline pumps are wrapped in plastic to prevent people from using them at a closed station before the arrival of Hurricane Florence September 12, 2018 in Morehead City, North Carolina. Photo by: Chip Somodevilla
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Jason Morris takes down one of several American flags ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 13, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States.Photo by: Joe Raedle
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Hurricane Party is written on plywood covering the window of the Lager Heads Tavern as they prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Buildings are boarded Sept. 12, 2018 up as the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence to strike.Photo by: Chris Stewart/Scripps
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Buildings are boarded Sept. 12, 2018 up as the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence to strike.Photo by: Chris Stewart/Scripps
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Members of the media report from from the Wrightsville Beach Pier ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 12, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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A man stands on the beach as Hurricane Florence approaches, on September 12, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors cast off mooring lines for the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) at Naval Station Norfolk in preparation for Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to sortie on September 10, ahead of Hurricane Florence. Photo by: Handout
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A surfer takes advantage of the large waves caused by the approaching Hurricane Florence, on September 12, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy, A sailor heaves line during a heavy weather mooring evolution in preparation for Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia. Some ships will not get underway due to maintenance and are taking extra precautions to avoid potential damage. Commanding officers have a number of options when staying in port. Some of these options include adding additional mooring and storm lines, dropping the anchor, and disconnecting shore power cables. Photo by: Handout
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The sun rises over the ocean ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 12, 2018 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy, in anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Florence, sailors of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 prepare MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters to evacuate Naval Station Norfolk to ensure personnel safety and prevent damage to Navy assets on September 11, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia. Photo by: Handout
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In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy, The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) evacuates from Naval Station Norfolk in preparation for Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered all U.S. Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to sortie on September 10, ahead of Hurricane Florence. Photo by: Handout
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Chris Cook stands on ladder while attaching a sheet of plywood over a window while his wife Jennifer stands nearby while they prepare their beach cottage for the pending arrival of Hurricane Florence, on September 11, 2018 in Surf City, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Two surfers plan to take advantage of the large waves caused by the approaching Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Surf City, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence is expected on to make landfall Friday as a possible category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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A mandatory evacuation is in effect in preparation of the approaching Hurricane Florence, on September 11, 2018 in Topsail Beach, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline.Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Jeff Bryant (L) and James Evans board the windows of a business ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline.Photo by: Joe Raedle
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U.S. President Donald Trump (L) speaks while meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long (C) and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen (R) in the Oval Office September 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. Trump and Long warned coastal residents of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia to adhere to evacuation orders as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast of the United States. Photo by: Win McNamee
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John Edwards holds a ladder for his son William Edwards while he attaches a sheet of plywood over a window of their family's beach cottage while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Surf City, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Local resident Dave Collins loads a sand bag into a truck as the coastal area is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Local residents fill sand bags that was provided by the town as they prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Workers board up a home while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Local resident Dave Collins shovels sand into a bag while the coastal area is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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A store's bread shelves are bare as people stock up on food ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence, already packing 130 mph winds, is expected to make landfall by late Thursday at near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline.Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Vehicle traffic travels along US 501 as the South Carolina government ordered that traffic use all the lanes on the route leading away from the coast to facilitate the evacuation of people ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence, already packing 130 mph winds, is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Home Depot employee Ken Murphy helps Joe Spielman (L) load plywood ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Jack Ross from the South Carolina Highway Patrol directs traffic onto US 501 as the South Carolina government ordered that traffic use all the lanes on the route leading away from the coast to facilitate the evacuation of people ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected to arrive on Friday, possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Home Depot employee Richard Balderson helps a customer load plywood into his truck as residents prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States.Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Jim Kelly buys plywood at a Home Depot ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline.Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Jacob Whitehead (L) and Matt Jones hit golf balls into the surf as Hurricane Florence approaches, on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Will Mcabee and Johnnie Brooks cut short their vacation and evacuate the South Bay Inn and Suites hotel ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Marcus Thurston and his wife Shenae Thurston cut short their vacation and evacuate the South Bay Inn and Suites hotel ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline.Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Bob Kelly Jr. buys plywood at a Home Depot ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Carl Kerridge loads plywood at a Home Depot ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Marcus Thurston and his family cut short their vacation and evacuate the South Bay Inn and Suites hotel ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Home Depot employee Jim Brown helps a customer load plywood into his truck as residents prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Workers board up shops while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Bob Kelly Jr. (L) and Jim Kelly buy plywood at a Home Depot ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Shenae Thurston carries her baby as her family cuts short their vacation and evacuates the South Bay Inn and Suites hotel ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline.Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Michael Schwartz (L) and Jay Schwartz secure plywood over the windows of their business ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Workers board up the Wrightsville Beach Art Co. while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Morgan Livingston and JC Gravitte (L-R) put plywood on the windows of Duffy's bar and restaurant ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC - SEPTEMBER 11: People walk along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)Photo by: Joe Raedle
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PFC. Traequan Shaw of the South Carolina National Guard directs traffic onto US 501 as the South Carolina government ordered that traffic use all the lanes on the route leading away from the coast to facilitate the evacuation of people ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected to arrive on Friday, possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Michael Schwartz boards up the windows of his business ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Scott Fleenor (seated) and Jeremiah Trendell board over the windows of a business ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Florence is expected to make landfall by late Thursday to near Category 5 strength along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Joe Raedle
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Clint McBride (R) cuts plywood to be put over a homes window while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
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Windows are boarded up as local shops prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
WRIGHTVILLE BEACH, NC- SEPTEMBER 11: People stand near a lifeguard stand as Hurricane Florence approaches, on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)Photo by: Mark Wilson
Photos: Florence leaves path of destruction on coast of Carolinas
Workers board up a home while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. Hurricane Florence is expected on Friday possibly as a category 4 storm along the Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina coastline. Photo by: Mark Wilson