We took this image of Hurricane Florence from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, then placed it over various places around the world using a Google map set to the same scale.

It's not the most scientific study in the world, but it should give you a fairly accurate idea of just how large this storm is.

NOAA / Google Maps
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Starting off here at home, Florence would cover Texas from El Paso to Orange.

NOAA / Google Maps
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The same goes for most of California...

NOAA / Google Mpas
NOAA / Google Mpas
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...and New England.

Now, let's take a peek at what Hurricane Florence would look like across the globe.

NOAA / Google Maps
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Florence would stretch across the United Kingdom and would swallow Ireland entirely.

NOAA / Googla Maps
NOAA / Googla Maps
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Most of Italy would be affected, as well.

NOAA / Google Maps
NOAA / Google Maps
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As would Japan...

NOAA / Google Maps
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...and Egypt...

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...and Iraq...

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...and Romania, Serbia, and Bulgaria.

We could keep going, but you get the idea.

The damage from Hurricane Florence will likely be catastrophic, but you can help. Here's how.