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When a Hurricane Hits, 'Waffle House' Becomes Barometer


When a Hurricane Hits, 'Waffle House' Becomes Barometer
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Most towns in the southern United States have at least one Waffle House restaurant. During big storms, the breakfast chain is often the only business that stays open, serving as a disaster metric of sorts. VOA talked with customers and employees at a Waffle House in Goldsboro, North Carolina, in the midst of Hurricane Florence, now a tropical storm, which is hitting the East Coast.

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