From the Frying Pan Tower, a Front-Row Seat to Hurricane Florence

Update 9/14, 9:30 a.m.: The power failed overnight at the Frying Pan. Currently, the webcam is not showing a live feed, but webcam highlights unrelated to Hurricane Florence.

As Hurricane Florence begins to deliver lashing winds and pelting rain to the Carolinas, hundreds of thousands of residents have fled for drier ground. A camera mounted to the top of the Frying Pan Tower—a rusted, retired Coast Guard light station marking dangerous shoals—is streaming the sight they left behind.

The Frying Pan stands 34 miles from North Carolina’s Cape Fear, in water 50 feet deep. Overnight, the National Weather Service forecasts that wind in the area…

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