Category 5 Hurricane Dorian Moving Across the Bahamas

Category 5 Hurricane Dorian Moving Across the Bahamas

Infrared imagery of Hurricane Dorian as it moves through the Bahamas this Sunday Morning

Hurricane Dorian becomes one of the strongest in modern history  in the Western Atlantic.  The most recent advisory from the National Hurricane follows:

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Hurricane Dorian Advisory Number  33
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL052019
1100 AM EDT Sun Sep 01 2019

...DORIAN BECOMES THE STRONGEST HURRICANE IN MODERN RECORDS FOR
THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.
...CATASTROPHIC CONDITIONS OCCURING IN THE ABACOS ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.5N 76.8W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM ENE OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND
ABOUT 205 MI...330 KM E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...180 MPH...285 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...913 MB...26.96 INCHES

The following visible video of Dorian as it moves through the Bahamas this Sunday morning with 
winds of 180 mph and likely gusts in excess of 200 mph.

Probability of Hurricane Force winds for the next 5 days.

The official NHC forecast is that Dorian will make a turn toward the north and hopefully keep the eye off the east coast of Florida.

The next loop is of the evolution of Dorian the past few days as it ramps up to the current Category 5 intensity.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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