Early Florence Impact

Reports of early impact of Hurricane Florence so far includes 150 mph winds, 30 inches of rain in Atlantic Beach (NC), 1 million evacuated, 157 rescues, 4 deaths, and 74,000 without power. The GIC is staging assets–including numerous aircraft equipped with multiple sensor types–to poise for response, expected Tuesday Sept. 18th. Areas of Interest (AOIs) are being defined as we monitor the event as it is unfolds and determining areas hit hardest for initial collection.

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