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Hurricane Florence threatening the Carolina Coast as it is expected to make landfall later this week.

FOX's Eben Brown reports from Wilmington, N.C.:

Hurricane Florence will make a late Thursday or early Friday landfall:

(North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper) "We still have a couple of days to get ready. So let's use that time."

Retailers are trying to match demands of residents buying up what they need to make it through a rough patch:

(Food Lion manager) "We stocked on water, milk, bread, canned goods. So, it's just trying to keep up with keeping the water filled up cuz they're buying it pretty heavily."

In Wilmington, North Carolina, Eben Brown, FOX News.

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