Bracing for Hurricane Arthur

Residents along the East Coast hunker down for the first hurricane of the Atlantic season.

  • Handout aerial photo shows flooding from Hurricane Arthur on the Outer Banks of North Carolina � Handout . / Reuters

  • A man walks through a flooded street after Hurricane Arthur passed through in Manteo � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • Vehicles make their way through high water as they drive after hurricane Arthur passed through in Nags Head � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • People ride their bicycles through a flooded street after Hurricane Arthur passed through in Manteo, North Carolina � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • A woman walks down a flooded street after Hurricane Arthur blew through in Manteo � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert photographs flood damage from a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter on the Outer Banks of North Carolina � US COAST GUARD / Reuters

  • A city worker drives his truck through a flooded street after Hurricane Arthur passed through in Manteo, North Carolina � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • Handout aerial photo shows flooding from Hurricane Arthur on the Outer Banks of North Carolina � Handout . / Reuters

  • The eye of Hurricane Arthur is seen in this photo from the International Space Station tweeted by astronaut Alexander Gerst � NASA NASA / Reuters

  • Pedestrians make their way down the street after hurricane Arthur passed through in Nags Head � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • A downed sign is pictured after hurricane Arthur passed through in Nags Head � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • Carter Cromley of Virginia carries the cover for his jet ski that was blown off as hurricane Arthur continues in Nags Head � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • Kyler Cook, 18, and Brodie Fox, 10, both from Tiffen, Ohio, walk through the storm surge of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina � Randall Hill / Reuters

  • Mark Scammell places a piece of plywood over the sign to his surf shop in Nags Head � CHRIS KEANE / Reuters

  • Surfers Robert Drew, Brad Thomas, Tim Duncan, Pate Futch, and Benjamin Hewett, wait for good waves outside an arcade during Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach � Randall Hill / Reuters

  • Kyler Cook, 10, of Tiffen, Ohio, jumps across sand bags placed to stop beach erosion during the effects of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina � Randall Hill / Reuters

  • Surfer Ben Powell of Ocean Isle Beach rides a large wave during the effects of Hurricane Arthur, in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina � Randall Hill / Reuters

  • Michal Kubo, a lifeguard with Lack's Beach Service, prepares his lifeguard station at Myrtle Beach State Park in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Arthur � Randall Hill / Reuters

  • Bob Jenkins holds on to his hat from the wind as he and his friend Darlene Pittman take their dogs for a walk just before the the arrival of Hurricane Arthur, in Surfside Beach � Randall Hill / Reuters

  • Storm clouds fill the sky as Hurricane Arthur looms offshore, in Myrtle Beach � Randall Hill / Reuters