Hurricane Dorian Could Hit the Southeastern U.S. on Monday. Here ’s the Latest Track and Forecast
Tropical Storm Dorian has been official upgraded to a hurricane––and it could hit the southeastern United States by Monday morning as a major hurricane after striking Puerto Rico, according to the latest forecast. “All indications are that by this Labor Day weekend, a powerful hurricane will be near the Florida or southeastern coast of the United States,” according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency on Wednesday afternoon. As Hurricane #Dorian approaches, I’ve declared a state of emergency to ensure local governments and emergency management agencies have ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared. Please continue to follow local reports and @FLSERT for updates. https://t.co/FyQM6wd8er — Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) August 28, 2019 “It’s important for Floridians on the East Coast to monitor this storm closely,” DeSantis said in a statement on Wednesday. “Every Florida resident should have seven days of supplies, including food, water and medicine, and should have a plan in case of disaster.” Hurricane Dorian could make landfall in the U.S. along the Atlantic Coast of Florida, Georgia or southern South Carolina, as a Category 3 hurricane, with wind speeds above 110 mph. However, forecasters warn that it’s too early to tell exactly where Dorian might hit. Category 3 hurricanes typically cause devastating damage and involve ...
Source: TIME: Science - Category: Science Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized Florida onetime Puerto Rico weather Source Type: news
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