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Some Measure Of The North Carolina Disaster Known As Florence

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Carolinas Face Flooding After Hurricane Florence Lumbers Through States
FLORENCE, SC - SEPTEMBER 17: In this U.S. Army National Guard handout, a U.S. Air Force Security Forces Airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard, 169th Fighter Wing, from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, working alongside Florence County, S.C., Sheriffs Department assists citizens during evacuation efforts as the Black Creek river begins to crest in Florence, S.C., Sept. 17, 2018. Hurricane Florence hit the southeast U.S. causing widespread power outages and flooding across the region
Photo by U.S. Army National Guard via Getty Images

As a good example of what Hurricane Florence did to this state, look at this video of I-40, which is essentially a canal.

You can talk about water all you want, but when it comes, there’s absolutely nothing you can do to control it.

Here are some more photos from around the state and here’s a remarkable video showing the entire path of the storm in one minute.

Finally, here’s some aerial video from Burgaw. When the churches are nearly underwater, well, it’s been a hell of a storm. Bear in mind that some of the rivers are still rising.

Please keep these people in your thoughts and prayers and if you find it in your heart to help via the Red Cross or some other way, please do. Everything little bit helps and will lend some hope to thousands in despair who can use all the help they can get about now.

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