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Watch: Hurricane Florence webcams show storm's intensity

Steven Adams
| Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, 11:21 a.m.
An American flag is now in shreds as Hurricane Florence hits Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower.
An American flag is now in shreds as Hurricane Florence hits Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower.

The internet allows us to experience things — sometimes dangerous things — from a safe distance.

Thanks to live-streaming webcams, viewers can witness the power of Hurricane Florence without being a thrillseeking weather reporter on the scene.

Here are a few webcams in the thick of it all:


Rehoboth Boardwalk Cam


Commander Hotel Ocean City, MD


Myrtle Beach, SC


Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower

This webcam is on a steel tower in the Atlantic Ocean.

Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower is a decommissioned lighthouse built on the ocean floor and rising above the water's surface 34 miles off the North Carolina coast. A pair of cameras, above and below the sea, are broadcasting Hurricane Florence to the world.

There's an upper cam:


And a camera mounted underwater to let you see how marine life experiences a storm passing above:


Does this make you want to visit Frying Pan tower? Here's a video of one of the world's most extreme B&Bs.

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