Hurricane Dorian Path Map
The Florida Department of Emergency Management tweeted that residents should have 7 days of supplies in preparation for Hurricane Dorian.
“A stocked supply kit has water, nonperishable food, prescription medications, flashlights and extra batteries,” the agency said in the tweet, which included a checklist.
Residents should have 7 days of supplies in preparation of hurricane #Dorian. A stocked supply kit has water, nonperishable food, prescription medications, flashlights and extra batteries. Here’s a checklist to help you stock your kit. #FLPrepares pic.twitter.com/KRS7MLqZym
— FL Division of Emergency Management (@FLSERT) August 28, 2019
Hurricane Dorian’s path is forecast to track just east of Puerto Rico late Wednesday and move northwest as it strengthens toward the east coast of Florida.
What kind of leader taunts their own people as they prepare for a natural disaster?
Most concerning model right now with #TropicalStormDorian is the HWRF…which is typically one of our better hurricane models. Brand new run a little farther south…but very concerning…suggesting #Dorian may landfall near Fort Pierce, FL with 140mph winds. That’s a category 4. pic.twitter.com/tTh1vZysHI
— Mike Thomas (@MikeTFox5) August 28, 2019
11 a.m. #Dorian update:
The current track of Tropical Storm Dorian has the center of the storm off the coast of north-central Florida on Labor Day.
The storm strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane shortly before 2 p.m. EDT.
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) August 28, 2019
As of Wednesday afternoon, Dorian’s maximum sustained winds were 75 mph as it tracked northwest at 13 mph near the island of St. Thomas. Hurricane-force winds extend outward about 20 miles from the center of the storm while tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles. Additional strengthening is likely in the coming days as it pulls away from the Caribbean.
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) August 28, 2019
— Maria (@mariajsm__) August 28, 2019
WOW! #Dorian is hammering the #USVI & #BVI with wind gusts clocked to 97 MPH at 231′ at Estate Bovoni.
? lion.lioness in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas. We’ve got the latest on the @weatherchannel#HurricaneDorian#weatherchannel pic.twitter.com/JHy8FrX6gf
— Mike Seidel (@mikeseidel) August 28, 2019
All interests in Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Florida and the rest of the Southeast and Gulf coasts should continue to closely monitor the progression of Dorian, which delivered strong winds and heavy rain during its passage through the islands of Martinique, Barbados and St. Lucia.
At the very least, a swath of building seas, rough surf, heavy rain and gusty winds will spread northwestward along the path of the tropical cyclone.
5 PM UPDATE: Hurricane #Dorian gained strength with max winds now at 80 MPH. NHC says it’s expected to become a dangerous hurricane.