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Scenes From Hurricane Florence

By Michael Cline Spencer, posted Sep 21, 2018
Part of Middle Sound Loop Road collapsed after the storm.

Images from the area ahead of and in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in Wilmington as a Category 1 hurricane on Sept. 14.

Photos by Michael Cline Spencer.


A U.S. Coast Guard crew checks on residents in the Orchard Park neighborhood on Sept. 16.
 


Roberts Grocery in Wrightsville Beach gets boarded up ahead of Hurricane Florence’s arrival.
 

Duke Energy linemen deploy to restore power, which went down for most of area.

Downtown Wilmington sees flooding from the Cape Fear River, which also exceeded Hurricane Floyd levels near Burgaw and set a new record there.
 

Downed trees was a major issue from the storm’s strong winds. 

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