(Credit: Explore Frying Pan Ocean Cam powered by EXPLORE.org/ YouTube)
CAPE FEAR, NC (WBZ-AM) -- As the southeast coast braces for the monster storm, Hurricane Florence is making her presence known.
The Category 2 Hurricane is already hitting the region with wind and rain.
Meteorologists say the storm's structure is poses a major rain threat and could potentially bring widespread damage.
In the YouTube live stream seen above, an American Flag can be seen flying high above the Frying Pan Tower, located 34 miles off the coast of Cape Fear NC, is on the verge of being shredded.
The platform was previously a Coast Guard Light station turned into a unique adventure bed and breakfast according to its website.