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National Hurricane Center on Dorian: Slow movement is 'not our friend' | USA TODAY

Hurricane Dorian hurtled toward the United States and was on track to become a major hurricane Friday before its expected landfall Monday along Florida’s east coast, forecasters say.

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The storm was slowly turning west on Friday as it makes it way back toward land and is expected to strengthen in the coming days, the National Hurricane Center said. Dorian is then forecast slam the southeastern United States as a possible Category 4 storm.

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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  1. I think the east cost and Baltimore metropolitan area will get rain fall and flooding like never before and the storm drains will not work correctly and Baltimore will get hit by lighting that will result in major power outage for the entire area and fires may start and fire hydrants may fail and even hospitals could get hit by lighting like the shock trauma center

  2. Bull shit…weather men are not in the bizzness of preparation ..and your models, need more work.

  3. I live in Virginia Beach I wonder if will get impacted!??

  4. Please do not forget your pets. They need to be helped as well.

  5. The day before hurricane Andrew in August of 92 I was in South Beach and I remember not taking it seriously, and many others. After it was announced that Andrew was getting closer I immediately went back home to WPB. Andrew destroyed Miami, wild zoo animals were out on the loose, businesses nasty sharks selling 2 pound bag of ice for $5.00 People's home getting broken into. Please don't take it for granted get ready and be safe.

  6. Praying upon praying this thing just moves out into the atlantic. I live in Jax Beach and looking at a cat 4 coming into jax and all along the east coast?? I have been here for 33 years and have evacuated many, many times, i have also stayed many, many times. BOTH are awful to have to go through and so much uncertainty, i dont think people who have never been in a hurricane understand ALL that happens with a storm like this. Still very cautious but a bit more hopeful saturday morning at 6am. I do have a hotel waiting but then how do you get out of here?? Right! Keep Safe Everyone!

  7. Eating popcorn and watching the show from a place in Texas.

  8. Is John Pavonne still working as CARCAH? or did he finally retire? Great racquet ball player.

  9. I put my hope and trust in Jesus. Matthew 8:24 And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep. 25 And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish. 26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. 27 But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

  10. All those in harms way, be prepared and be safe.

  11. Floridians: hey! its a good time to go surfing!

  12. Wishing everyone well in Florida! We're with you all, across the Nation.

  13. It’s not going to hit Florida, it’s already heading more north

  14. To my fellow Floridians. Please be safe. Be strong. Be prepared. Also, check on any elderly neighbors and those who might be struggling. Offer them a hand. Take them in if they need help. Dont let them be frightened alone. You can save a life. God bless you all.

  15. God with you all and FLORIDA ! 🙇

  16. Damn my mom, my daughter, my son my sister and my nephew all live out in florida! Please be careful to all my Floridians! Florida is my home and I hope we push through this!

  17. South Florida..get out of there now!!!!

  18. Me and the boys going through this together

  19. Mel Gibson come and pick up your son Jimmy&two dogs there reddy to go home now love James edward Pryor jr. Brodhead Kenntucky 40409

  20. Not any type of roof can stand 150mph winds.

  21. Look into the future, the people will be saying, "Hurricane Dorian was nothing compared to what we have now."


  22. This is scary, I was here during Andrew and I thought that I was going to die that night!!

  23. You guy's need a new premisse to be a national hurricane center in usa. actually looks like Haiti or cuba hurricane center.

  24. Ready as can be in this situation, we'll see what happens!

  25. Think about fear porn and ads…

  26. Inflate your raft and put on your life vest if you are on East Coast. It's going to get deep. And video upload everything to Youtube.

  27. I heard it might go right up the east coast as a cat 1. If not and it's a 4 south Georgia and North Georgia will feel it as a tropical storm. Mostly SG though.

  28. I only like this storm because they are shutting down school 😂

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  30. Thank you all for working so hard

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