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Total Destruction: Hurricane Florence Flood Waters Reach 10 Feet In North Carolina

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Nov. 15 2018, Updated 1:29 p.m. ET

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Hurricane Florence is slowing down now that it’s reached North Carolina, but its heavy winds and rains are still causing devastation all over the country. Click through RadarOnline.com’s gallery to see the shocking photos.

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In striking new photos, a deep red sky is seen near New Bern, North Carolina.

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Businesses in the area boarded up their windows and fled to nearby shelters or homes to escape the flooding.

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Many streets and sidewalks were entirely covered in water after the hurricane hit this Thursday.

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According to locals, the water has reached 10 feet in some areas of the city.

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"In a matter of seconds, my house was flooded up to the waist, and now it is to the chest," Peggy Perry, told CNN. "We are stuck in the attic."

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490,000 homes and businesses in North Carolina are without power, according to various reports.

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At the same time, at least 1.7 million people are under mandatory and voluntary evacuations orders.

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Though many NC locals have taken to social media to joke about the hurricane, more than 10 million people live in places under storm watches or warnings.

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As of now, the hurricane has been downgraded to a category 1.

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But evidence of its destruction is still apparent, and growing, in the streets of North Carolina.

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