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'We Know We're Cut Off': Florence Flooding Strands Wilmington, North Carolina

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Wilmington resident Leslie Hudson as she was waiting in line for gas.
A man waits in a long line waiting for gas to arrive at a station near Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence have cut off areas around Wilmington, N.C., forcing people to stand in long lines for fuel, food and other supplies. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Florence is now a tropical depression, but the storm’s danger is far from over. The port city of Wilmington, North Carolina, was cut off Monday because of rising floodwaters.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson heard from Wilmington resident Leslie Hudson as she was waiting in line for gas.

Interview Highlights

On attempting to find gas in Wilmington

"I got

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