Gallery: Damage, destruction by Hurricane Florence felt throughout Wilmington

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Through the weekend of Sept. 13-16, Hurricane Florence set records in the Wilmington area for maximum wind gusts and rain, becoming the worst storm the city has seen since Hurricane Floyd in 1999.

The Seahawk is asking for photo submissions from its readers in both the Wilmington area and throughout North Carolina and South Carolina to be included in the gallery below. If you have photos you would like to share, find The Seahawk on Facebook or Twitter and submit with a direct message.

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  • An animal shelter along 16th Street.

  • Tree down in downtown Wilmington along Market St.

  • Road closed beyond 16th street in downtown Wilmington.

  • Road closed beyond 16th street in downtown Wilmington.

  • Uprooted tree in downtown Wilmington along Market St.

  • Tree and street sign damage in downtown Wilmington at Market st and 20th st.

  • Powerline pole down in front of pet store on Oleander Dr.

  • Uprooted tree along Oleander Dr.

  • Tree down in front of the still closed Starbucks at the Westfield Independence Mall.

  • Sign and tree damage at the Westfield Independence Mall.

  • Sign damage at Panera at the Westfield Independence Mall.

  • Sign damage along Oleander.

  • One lade road along Greenfield St. detour.

  • Greenfield St. detour

  • Greenfield St. detour

  • Sign damage along Market St. and Sycamore St.

  • Traffic lights down and damage by Huge Macrae Park.

  • Trees down in front of Pine Valley Church of Christ.

  • Disaster relief center in old KMart parking lot next to UNCW.

  • Disaster relief center in old KMart parking lot next to UNCW.

  • Disaster relief center in old KMart parking lot next to UNCW.

  • Tree damage at the front of UNCW's campus.

  • UNCW vehicles blocking the front of campus which is still closed.

  • A large tree was uprooted and leaned against a building at Village Green Apartment Homes on MacMillan Avenue.

    Devon Keeler

  • The view down Walton Drive on Monday, Sept. 17 on the edge of UNC Wilmington's campus.

    Devon Keeler

  • Many areas in and around Wilmington remained flooded as the first week post-Florence began, including the intersection of New Center and Racine Drive.

    Devon Keeler

  • New Center Drive remained completely flooded on Monday, Sept. 17 due to rains from Hurricane Florence.

    Devon Keeler

  • Many areas in and around Wilmington remained flooded as the first week post-Florence began, including the intersection of New Center and Racine Drive.

    Devon Keeler

  • A home on MacMillan Avenue was covered in trees in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

    Devon Keeler

  • Quad Apartments on MacMillan Avenue suffered from stripped panels on many of its buildings and standing water in its courtyard area.

    Devon Keeler

  • Village Green Apartment Homes on MacMillan Avenue.

    Devon Keeler

  • Campus Evolution Villages was one of many apartment complexes to suffer from flooded parking lots in College Road area of Wilmington in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

    Devon Keeler

  • The scene at Zion Church Road at Town Creek Road in Brunswick County, where many roads throughout the area were washed out due to rains caused by Hurricane Florence.

    Courtesy of the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Facebook

  • Damage caused to the ceiling in the home of UNCW student Aaron Martin in Hampstead as a result of Hurricane Florence.

  • Damage caused to the ceiling in the home of UNCW student Aaron Martin in Hampstead as a result of Hurricane Florence.

    Aaron Martin

  • Large trees suffered severed limbs and branches, as well as severe flooding in the area of Jax 5th Avenue Deli & Ale House off New Center Drive.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • A residence on Market Street is straddled by a large tree as a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • A tree fell on a Toyota SUV in front of a residence on Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington as a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • A fallen tree hangs from power lines near Wilmington Municipal Golf Course as a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • In the area of downtown Wilmington near 4th and Dock Street, fallen trees and damaged power lines were brought as a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • Paneling was stripped off of buildings around Wilmington due to high winds brought by Hurricane Florence, including this building at Hawthorne Centre North off Market Street and Lennon Drive.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • Power lines and poles were damaged severely by Hurricane Florence, leaving hundreds of thousands of customers in Wilmington and surrounding counties without power for days.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • An uprooted tree lies still next to a road in the Hawthorne at New Center apartment complex off New Center Drive in Wilmington as a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • Trees block Wood Dale Drive just off UNC Wilmington's campus as a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • A fallen tree blocks the curve turning Randall Drive into Reynolds Drive on the edge of UNC Wilmington's campus. The damage was a result of high winds and rain brought by Hurricane Florence.

    Chantai Thomas/The Seahawk

  • The Sonic Drive-In on Market Street suffered damage from fallen trees in the form of a collapsed canopy from Hurricane Florence.

    Sunrise Broadcasting/Sunny 103.7

  • The Sonic Drive-In on Market Street suffered damage from fallen trees in the form of a collapsed canopy from Hurricane Florence.

    Sunrise Broadcasting/Sunny 103.7

  • The Sonic Drive-In on Market Street suffered damage from fallen trees in the form of a collapsed canopy from Hurricane Florence.

    Sunrise Broadcasting/Sunny 103.7

  • The historical marker outside Thalian Hall in downtown Wilmington was knocked over due to winds from Hurricane Florence.

    Sunrise Broadcasting/Sunny 103.7

  • Princess Street in downtown Wilmington, normally a busy area in the city, was nearly deserted in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

    Sunrise Broadcasting/Sunny 103.7

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