Hurricane Dorian

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Hurricane Dorian4
Current storm status
Category 4 hurricane (1-min mean)
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Satellite image
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Forecast map
As of:11:00 a.m. EDT (15:00 UTC) September 2
Location:26°48′N 78°18′W / 26.8°N 78.3°W / 26.8; -78.3 (Hurricane Dorian) ± 10 nm
About 30 mi (50 km) ENE of Freeport, Bahamas
About 110 mi (180 km) E of West Palm Beach, Florida
Susteened winds:135 kn (155 mph; 250 km/h) (1-min mean)
gusting to 165 kn (190 mph; 305 km/h)
Pressur:922 mbar (27.23 inHg)
Muivement:W at 1 kn (1 mph; 2 km/h)
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Hurricane Dorian is an extremely pouerfu tropical cyclone currently affecting the Bahamas an threitenin the Sootheastren Unitit States. The fowert name't storm, seicont hurricane, an first major hurricane o the 2019 Atlantic hurricane saison, Dorian developed frae a tropical wave on August 24 in the Central Atlantic. The seestem gradually intensified while muivin taewart the Lesser Antilles, afore becoming a hurricane on August 28. Fest intensification ensued, an on August 31, Dorian intensified intae a Category 4 major hurricane. On the follaein day, Dorian reakit Category 5 intensity, peaking wi ane-minute susteened winds o 185 mph (295 km/h) an a meenimum central pressure o 910 millibars (27 inHg) while makkin landfa in Elbow Cay, Bahamas, at 16:40 UTC. Dorian makit anither landfa on Grand Bahama seiveral oors later, naur the same intensity.