The Hurricane had a lifespan of five days, 14th September – 18th December. Not including the development period.
Hurricane Florence was a long-lived Category 4 Hurricane that made landfall1 on the morning of the 14th September near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.
1: as a Category 1 Hurricane – Category 4 Hurricane whilst over the Atlantic.
Florence caused devastating “freshwater” flooding across much of the southeastern United States and substantial storm surge flooding in portions of eastern North Carolina.
The Hurricane was directly responsible for the deaths2 of twenty two people. Florence caused approxminetly twenty four billion dollars in damage in the U.S.
2: The Hurricane was associated with thirty indirect deaths.
A comprehensive overview of Hurricane Florence, which was produced by the National Hurricane Center, can be read here.
We didn’t want to make this a particularly wordy article, however we wanted to give this Hurricane a brief introduction. Now you’ve read about it…
…In the videos below, relive the long-lived storm formally known as Hurricane Florence.
Extensive playlist of videos can be found below.