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Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 September, 2003, 11:03 GMT 12:03 UK
In pictures: Waiting for Isabel
Hurricane Isabel photographed from the International Space Station
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Hurricane Isabel is being tracked from space
Satellite image of Hurricane Isabel
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Satellite images show it approaching the East Coast of the United States
Restaurant being boarded up in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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Residents and business owners are battening down the hatches
Boarding windows in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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Some are leaving defiant messages for Hurricane Isabel...
Cars leaving Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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... before heading inland to avoid the worst of the storm
US Navy ship leaving naval base at Norfolk, Virginia
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Warships and merchant vessels are leaving port to ride out the storm at sea
Surfer riding waves of up to eight feet at Surf City, North Carolina
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But for some, the approach of Hurricane Isabel is an opportunity not to be missed





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The BBC's Juliet Dunlop
"Most people are heeding advice to leave"



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Isabel worries Washington
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