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Hurricane Dorian

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Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Saturday, 5 o’clock. Tropical storm Dorian staring moving west towards Puerto Rico already hitting San Juan and avoiding the U.S.

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

A storm warning was issued for the Caribbeans. Tropical storm Dorian was moving west at 14 miles per hour with a low pressure off the coast of Florida. with the track moving more south the charts were looking something like this

Tuesday at 8:00 am – 65 mph

Wednesday at 8:00 am – 75 mph

Thursday at 8:00 am – 70 mph

Friday at 8:00 am – 30 mph

Hurricane Dorian: News Report

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Tropical storm Dorian has now progressed into a hurricane and could possibly hit Barbados and Puerto Rico late Wednesday. With a chance of hitting Florida growing stronger and winds 65 mph, being a category 1.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Hurricane Dorian moving west north west at 13 mph and the wind has lowered to 50 mph. Dorian is 80 miles west of Dominica and could reach 10 inches in some areas and up to 50 mph winds. Hitting the Windward Island this morning and Puerto Rico tomorrow. Cruise ships are changing itineraries and airlines are canceling flights. Puerto Rico and The Dominican Republic are under a watch for the Hurricane.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Now, a category 4 hurricane and going to hit Florida possibly Georgia. Florida residents are on a high alert as hurricane Dorian approaches. Catastrophic winds of the from the hurricane is only getting worse and approxtimently 5 – 10 inches of rain.

Thursday, August 30th, 2019

Dorian could ride up the East coast or end up going off of the shore. Rain from Dorian will go into Georgia and maybe the Carolina’s. If Dorian dies down it will moved to the right of Florida and off the shore, if it gets heavier then Dorian will move up through Florida and up the East coast

Friday, August 31st, 2019

Dorian hits Florida and is making its way to Georgia and the Carolina’s


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