GEORGIA — Hurricane Dorian could bring a dangerous storm surge and winds to Florida’s east coast, said the National Hurricane Center Thursday, which urged residents urged to have disaster plan in place and not focus on the exact track of the storm. The Category 1 hurricane lashed Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Wednesday and could become a Category 3 with winds from 111 to 129 mph, before hitting the United States. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm that appears to be taking aim at the entire state.
The latest update from the National Weather Service regarding Georgia says Hurricane Dorian is forecast to make landfall somewhere along the eastern Florida coastline, and eventually move northward, but there are significant differences in the model guidance as to the exact track of the hurricane after 3-4 days.