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Dorian Now a Category 2 Storm; Forecast Track Shifts South

August 29, 2019

Hurricane Dorian experienced a sudden burst of intensification Thursday evening, and as of 11 pm, became a Category 2 storm.

Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters discovered a significant drop in pressure on their most recent pass through the storm. They also found maximum sustained winds to be 105 mph.

The National Hurricane Center says Dorian is likely to strengthen further, and is now projected to make landfall near the Treasure Coast as a Category 4 storm with winds up to 140 mph.

The latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center is summarized below.

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Sources include nearest National Weather Service office, National Hurricane Center, and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (@FloridaStorms).
Sources include nearby emergency management agencies, FEMA, and your local NPR affiliate. 
Sources include the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Highway Patrol and other nearby traffic information.

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