The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local):
Hurricane Dorian continues to lash the east coast of Central Florida as a strong Category 2 storm.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dorian is now about 95 miles (152 kilometers) east of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Maximum sustained winds are being clocked at 110 mph (175 kph). It’s moving to the north northwest at 6 mph (9 kph).
The Miami-based weather center says turn toward the north is forecast by Wednesday evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning. The core of Dorian will move dangerously close to the Florida east coast and the Georgia coast through Wednesday night. The center of Dorian is forecast to move near or over the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina Thursday through Friday morning.
Earlier this week Dorian pummeled parts of the Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane, leaving widespread devastation and at least seven people dead.
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