2 Nuclear Plants Are Right in the Path of Hurricane Florence

2 Nuclear Plants Are Right in the Path of Hurricane Florence
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Hurricane Florence is expected to pass directly over two nuclear power plants in North Carolina — and they're taking extensive measures to brace themselves for the storm.

The Category 4 hurricane, which is carrying sustained 130 mph winds, is forecast to hit North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia with extreme weather as soon as Thursday evening.

It is predicted to directly pass over the Brunswick nuclear plant, which is located 30 miles south of Wilmington, as well as the Shearon Harris nuclear plant in New Hill, a town farther inland about 23 miles from Raleigh.

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