epaselect epa07013510 Johnny Mercer's Fishing Pier juts into the Atlantic Ocean two days before Hurricane Florence is expected to strike Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina USA, 11 September 2018. Hurricane Florence is a category 4 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, with winds toping 165 miles per hour. No category 4 hurricane has ever made landfall in North Carolina.  EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
Johnny Mercer's Fishing Pier juts into the Atlantic Ocean two days before Hurricane Florence is expected to strike Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. EPA

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