Extremely Dangerous Dorian Continues to East Coast as Cat 4 / 5 Hurricane

Dorian officially has sustained winds of 150 mph at the 11 pm Saturday night advisory, however evidence indicates higher winds and thus a Category 5 hurricane. Dorian continues to be an extremely impressive and powerful hurricane. The overall cone of uncertainty has hardly shifted. The coastlines of FL, GA, SC, NC, and now VA are within the cone. The Bahamas are about to get hit very hard, especially Abaco Island. Winds there could gust in excess of 180 mph!

See below for the key messages from the NHC:

Anyone that lives in the abovementioned regions needs to heed all suggestions by local government! If you are ordered to evacuate, please do not stay behind. Consult your local NWS office for official info.

-CWA

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Author: Michael Griffith

I have had a passion for the weather since a very young age and am a degreed meteorologist. I have a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University and a Master's from Plymouth State University. If you ever see me out and about in the Charlotte, NC area, be sure to say hi!