Tenacious, Dangerous Hurricane Dorian Reintensifies to CAT 3, Now Threatens Carolina Coast

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Tropical storm warnings and watches extended as far north as Fenwick Island, Delaware

After leveling the Bahamas as a CAT 5, and then brushing the Space Coast ominously, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 11 p.m. Wednesday that Hurricane Dorian had strengthened once again to Category 3 with maximum sustained winds at 115 mph, and located about 105 miles south of Charleston, S.C., moving north at 7 mph. (NHC image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – After leveling the Bahamas as a CAT 5, and then brushing the Space Coast ominously, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 11 p.m. Wednesday that Hurricane Dorian had strengthened once again to Category 3 with maximum sustained winds at 115 mph, and located about 105 miles south of Charleston, S.C., moving north at 7 mph.

Early Thursday morning, a hurricane warning was in effect for north of Savannah River, which divides South Carolina and Georgia, to the North Carolina-Virginia border, including Pamlico and Albemarle sounds.

Tropical storm warnings and watches extended as far north as Fenwick Island, Delaware.

The hurricane center said Dorian would move near or over the South Carolina coast on Thursday. It was expected to move near or over the North Carolina coast on Thursday night and Friday.

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