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Footage captured by a live camera along the coast of North Carolina shows an American flag being ripped to pieces by Hurricane Florence

Posted On: Sep 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Footage captured by a live camera along the coast of North Carolina shows an American flag being ripped to pieces by Hurricane Florence

NOAA via AP
Live footage of North Carolina's Frying Pan Tower shows an American flag being ripped apart by strong winds from Hurricane Florence.
The tower is a coast guard station located 34 miles away from the North Carolina shoreline.
More than 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia have already been affected by the hurricane's intense downpour and winds.
Rescue initiatives are in place and forecasters believe the storm will worsen as it heads closer to the North Carolina-South Carolina line.
Footage captured by a live camera overlooking the Atlantic Ocean shows an American flag being ripped apart by Hurricane Florence 's intense winds.
The flag is situated at Frying Pan Tower, a coast guard station 34 miles off North Carolina , which is in the path of the storm as it approaches land. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: One bite from this tick could ruin red meat for the rest of your life See Also: Princess Eugenie's wedding is shaping up to be even bigger than Prince Harry...

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