Orange County can expect winds 35-45 mph with 2 to 3 inches of rainfall, enough to bring down trees and cut power. If Dorian does not take the expected northern route, the effects could worsen. Orlando remains in the "cone of uncertainty" for the eye's path.
Tropical-storm-force winds are mostly likely to start in Georgia early on Wednesday, in South Carolina late Wednesday, and in North Carolina early Thursday. Follow the latest #Dorian forecast at https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB pic.twitter.com/WjJzaNFncj— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 2, 2019
Hurricane Wilma, by comparison to Dorian, was considered the most intense tropical Atlantic cyclone ever recorded, reaching wind speeds of 185 mph in 2005. Dorian is currently tied with 2004's Hurricane Ivan as the ninth-most-powerful Atlantic hurricane ever by pressure, according to the Mesoscale Analysis of minimum sea level pressure (MSLP).
In glancing through social media, so many people are asking "Where is the turn North"? Dorian is doing exactly as expected. It will pretty much stay put until tomorrow when the move North should begin. It then picks up its forward speed as well.— Denis Phillips (@DenisPhillips28) September 2, 2019
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