Where did Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina?

Where did the hurricane hit in NC?

Early on September 14, Florence made landfall in the United States just south of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane, and weakened further as it slowly moved inland under the influence of weak steering currents.


State North Carolina
Deaths Direct 15
Indirect 25
Total 40

What places did hurricane Florence hit?

Hurricane Florence: September 14, 2018

Location Max Wind Gust (mph) Location
Federal Point, NC 99 Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Hampstead, NC (EMS/Fire station) 92 Tabor City, NC
Wrightsville Beach, NC (J. Mercer Pier) 86 Bald Head Island, NC (NC ECOnet)
I-140 near Cape Fear River, NC 84 Fayetteville, NC (airport)

When did Hurricane Florence hit Lumberton NC?

Finally, on Friday, September 14, with Florence already unleashing rain and high winds on Lumberton, Cooper issued an emergency order that the berm be constructed against the will of CSX. Volunteers joined the National Guard in the West Baptist Church parking lot to fill 5,000 sandbags.

What was the last hurricane to hit NC?

The last hurricane to hit the NC coast was Hurricane Dorian in 2019.

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