Hurricane Dorian hurtled toward the United States and strengthened to a 140-mph, Category 4 “major” hurricane ahead of its expected landfall Monday into Tuesday along Florida’s east coast, forecasters say.
Hurricane warnings were put in place in the northwestern Bahamas as Dorian approached the island nation. A direct hit in the Bahamas is likely on Sunday into Monday.
Forecasters say Dorian will likely slow down considerably as it approaches Florida, allowing for heavy rainfall, dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge to linger.
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