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  • Beachgoers at Wrightsville Beach, N.C., stand in the water, July 3, 2014. Residents along the coast of North Carolina are bracing for the arrival of the Hurricane Arthur, a category one storm.
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  • Kevin Taylor of Savannah, Ga., heads out to surf the waves on the north beach of Tybee Island as Hurricane Arthur makes its way up the East Coast, July 3, 2014.
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  • A lifeguard observes beach goers at Wrightsville Beach, N.C., July 3, 2014. Residents along the coast of North Carolina are bracing for the arrival of the Hurricane Arthur, a category one storm.
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  • Beachgoers huddle on the beach at Wrightsville Beach, N.C., July 3, 2014. Residents along the coast of North Carolina are bracing for the arrival of the Hurricane Arthur, a category one storm.
    Mike Spencer/Wilmington Star-News/AP Photo
  • Peter LeWando puts plywood sheets over the windows of the apartment where he lives in Avon, N.C. on July 3, 2014. The island is under mandatory evacuation orders.
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  • Eddie Skakle and his wife Gail secure kayaks at their kayak rental business, A. S. Austin Co., in Hatteras Village, N.C., on July 3, 2014. Hurricane Arthur is forecast to pass by North Carolina's Hatteras Island on the morning of July 4. The island is under mandatory evacuation orders.
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  • Tybee Island Ocean Rescue Senior Lifeguard Todd Horne, right, and Mark Eichenlaub, left, hang a yellow flag that warns swimmer of strong rip currents from Hurricane Arthur along the beach, on Tybee Island, Ga., July 3, 2014. The storm has bypassed the Georgia coast as predicted, but forecasters are warning beach goers to beware of dangerous rip currents in its wake.
    Stephen B. Morton/AP Photo
  • Vehicles drive north due to mandatory evacuation for Hatteras Island due to approaching Tropical Storm Arthur, July 3, 2014 in Pea Island, North Carolina.
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  • Clouds and rains move in as beach goers walk along the shore of Wrightsville Beach, N.C., July 3, 2014. Residents along the coast of North Carolina are bracing for the arrival of the Hurricane Arthur, a category one storm.
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  • Daniel Brown, Senior Hurricane Specialist at the National Hurricane Center, tracks Hurricane Arthur, the first of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season on July 3, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The National Hurricane Center forecasters predict this hurricane could be a Category 2 when it reaches the North Carolina coast area throughout the day from July 3, 2014 to July 4, 2014.
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  • One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station photographed this image of Tropical Storm Arthur early on July 2, 2014. Arthur was churning in Atlantic waters off the coast of Florida at the time the photo was taken. The robotic arm of the Space Station Remote Manipulator System is seen at upper right.
    NASA
  • In this handout provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Arthur continues to move up the U.S. East Coast on July 3, 2014.
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