Hurricane Dorian is in a limelight as a category 2 storm currently active in the U.S. Atlantic coast. As of now, the storm is slow-moving, however, it remains a dangerous hurricane that will bring heavy rain and high winds speeds up to 105 mph to coastal areas. Currently, it is affecting regions of Florida and Georgia and is expected to make a stronger impact in the Carolinas late Wednesday and Thursday. There are even predictions that it will shift the directions in an unpredictable move. On Friday, Hurricane becomes intense when the category has been updated from 2 to 3 because of its expanded size even in the areas of northward to southeastern Virginia.
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According to the National Weather Service warned, “The greatest potential for significant flash flooding will be found across across coastal SC and southeastern NC where the combination of intense rain rates and duration overlap,”.It is expected that the wind will get intensify in the coastal areas of South Carolina. It is also said that the hurricane will remain a powerful hurricane through Friday. Hurricane is forcing winds to blow at a speed of 60 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles.
This is all about the Hurricane Dorian status, Now, let’s discuss some facts about Hurricane Dorian,
- This is the fourth named storm of the 2019 hurricane season that came between June 1 to Nov. 30.
- The low-pressure system that became Dorian was formed on Aug. 23, however, later, the storm took a massive turn on 25th Aug’19 and it becomes a hurricane on 28th Aug’19.
- According to the various studies, there are 12 named storms in an average season that includes six hurricanes and half of them have turned into being major hurricanes with winds of 111 mph or greater.
- Hurricane Dorian has gone through two rapid intensifications that mean wind speed are greater than 35 miles per hour in less than 24 hours.
- Dorian has created a powerful massive storm surge in the Bahamas.
- According to NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), normal storm activity has been predicted for the Atlantic Ocean in 2019.
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