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Did 1 Million People Flee Florence For Nothing? - And Anomalies

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way evacuation routes Tuesday as about 1.7 million people in three states were warned to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence. The hair-raising storm is taking dead aim at the Carolinas with 140 mph winds and potentially ruinous rains.

Florence was expected to blow ashore late Thursday or early Friday, then slow down and wring itself out for days, unloading 1 to 2½ feet of rain that could cause flooding well inland and wreak environmental havoc by washing over industrial waste sites and hog farms. Forecasters and politicians pleaded with the public to take the warnings seriously and minced no words in describing the threat.

“This storm is a monster. It’s big and it’s vicious. It is an extremely, dangerous, life-threatening, historic hurricane,” North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said.”The waves and the wind this storm may bring is nothing like you’ve ever seen. Even if you’ve ridden out storms before, this one is different. Don’t bet your life on riding out a monster.”

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    • Slimey

      Yes, they did. As soon as I heard that official say it was the WORST storm he even saw, I would have turned my car around and head straight back to home.

      I knew it was all baloney. You see, liberals like to make your lives miserable. And in this case, it was to make you FLEE. In other cases, beware, because they want to steal your land and “stuff”. :twisted:

    • DK

      When push comes to shove, people are not leaving an unsafe storm but an unsafe town, settlements built in the wrong locations with sub par materials for the environment when their insurance is unlikely to pay out or more likely you will recieve jail time and a fine for ignoring the evacuation order. You are better off moving elsewhere if your community accepts that sort of government anyway.

    • Anonymous This is another source of the #2 hurricane Wilma. Alsom they had motion image.




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