Wright is far from the only resident in the Carolinas that chose to weatherHurricane Florence, which has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, though many who chose to stay are starting to reconsider their decision of sticking around for what North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper called a "1,000-year event".
These wind speeds place Florence at a category one hurricane, but despite the low categorisation, the amount of rain and strong storm surges mean extensive damage will be caused.
The eye of the hurricanemade landfall at Wrightsville Beach, just outside Wilmington, on Friday morning, with winds of over 100mph, then stalled and began crawling inland at just 3mph.
As of 5 a.m., Florence was 25 miles (55 kilometers) east of Wilmington, North Carolina.
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In Wilmington, the storm tore down numerous trees when its centre tore through the area Friday morning.
"And when the tide comes back up around noon, we will be inundated with additional storm surge", she said.
The National Hurricane Center says the eyewall of Hurricane Florence is beginning to reach the North Carolina coast.
Surges and flooding will reportedly continue as it lashes SC.
Life-threatening storm surge is being reported along the coast of the Carolinas. Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it was unclear how many did. Emerald Isle is about 84 miles (135 kilometers) north of Wilmington.
The county had been conducting water rescues since Thursday, Parker said.
Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come.
The storm's intensity diminished as it neared land, with winds dropping to 90 miles per hour (135 kph) by nightfall.
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National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday, adding that life-threatening storm surge and rainfall were still expected. The hurricane center said Florence will approach the coast Friday and linger for a while before rolling ashore.
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Isaac is expected to produce up to 3 inches of rain, with isolated maximum totals of up to 5 inches, across southeast Puerto Rico. The agency is also monitoring a tropical disturbance that has a 60 percent chance of forming a tropical storm.
The drugstore closed about 100 locations in mandatory evacuation areas in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The National looks at the science behind Hurricane Florence and why it's being called a once-in-a-generation storm.
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Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas as it nears landfall
It was expected to begin pushing its way westward across SC later in the day, in a watery siege that could go on all weekend. The fear is that during that slow march west, it'll drop torrential rains, flooding low-lying areas and overwhelming rivers.
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At 8 a.m. on Wednesday the storm was located about 855 km southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina. Forecasters anxious the storm's damage will be all the worse if it lingers on the coast.