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Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on North Carolina's Outer Banks

Hurricane Arthur over the Atlantic is shown in this photo from the International Space Station and tweeted by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst on July 3, 2014.   REUTERS/Alexander Gerst/NASA/Handout via Reuters

Hurricane Arthur over the Atlantic is shown in this photo from the International Space Station and tweeted by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst on July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Gerst/NASA/Handout via Reuters

Hurricane Arthur over the Atlantic is shown in this photo from the International Space Station and tweeted by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst on July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Gerst/NASA/Handout via Reuters
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Hurricane Arthur is seen moving up the east coast of the United States in an image taken from NOAA's Goes-East satellite at 17:12EDT (21:12GMT) July 3, 2014. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout via Reuters

Hurricane Arthur is seen moving up the east coast of the United States in an image taken from NOAA's Goes-East satellite at 17:12EDT (21:12GMT) July 3, 2014. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout via Reuters

Hurricane Arthur is seen moving up the east coast of the United States in an image taken from NOAA's Goes-East satellite at 17:12EDT (21:12GMT) July 3, 2014. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout via Reuters
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Tourists take photos of the surf from their beach houses during Hurricane Arthur, on the west end of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Tourists take photos of the surf from their beach houses during Hurricane Arthur, on the west end of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Tourists take photos of the surf from their beach houses during Hurricane Arthur, on the west end of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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A swimmer waits for a large wave during the heavy surf of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Randall Hill

A swimmer waits for a large wave during the heavy surf of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Randall Hill

A swimmer waits for a large wave during the heavy surf of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Kyler Cook, 18, (R) and Brodie Fox, 10, both from Tiffen, Ohio, walk through the storm surge of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Randall Hill

Kyler Cook, 18, (R) and Brodie Fox, 10, both from Tiffen, Ohio, walk through the storm surge of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Kyler Cook, 18, (R) and Brodie Fox, 10, both from Tiffen, Ohio, walk through the storm surge of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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