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NASA reveals stunning photos and video of Hurricane Florence

With Hurricane Florence churning toward the East Coast, NASA released a stunning video and photos of the storm from space.

A high-definition camera outside the International Space Station captured video Tuesday.

“Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane? It’s chilling, even from space,” said Alexander Gerst, an astronaut with the European Space Agency who currently lives on ISS, on Twitter.

On Wednesday, forecasters projected Florence — now a category 4 hurricane — will likely slow down and turn south after slamming the East Coast.

More than a million people have been ordered to evacuate coastal areas ahead of the arrival of Florence, which boasts sustained winds of 130 mph.

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