A man sweeps the entrance of a boarded up store before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, Wednesday

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A man sweeps the entrance of a boarded up store before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, Wednesday
A man sweeps the entrance of a boarded-up store before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, Wednesday, Sept. 12. The Carolinas and Virginia are bracing for heavy rains and flooding.
Credit: Carlo Allegri/Reuters