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The eye of Hurricane Arthur is seen over the Atlantic in this photo from the International Space Station tweeted by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst on July 3, 2014. (ALEXANDER GERST/NASA/REUTERS)
The eye of Hurricane Arthur is seen over the Atlantic in this photo from the International Space Station tweeted by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst on July 3, 2014. (ALEXANDER GERST/NASA/REUTERS)

Hurricane Arthur: Stunning images of the July 4 spectacle Americans didn’t want Add to ...

Americans got a wetter and darker Fourth of July than they hoped for on Friday as Hurricane Arthur took a swipe at the North Carolina coast.

The storm did make for some entertaining fireworks as seen from the International Space Station, though, where German astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted pictures of the storm’s advance.

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