Hurricane Dorian Weakens Slightly After Slamming The Bahamas


GET THE LATEST UPDATES ON OUR WEBSITE AND FIND THE INFORMATION AT CBSDFW.COM. THIS LABOR DAY MOPPING, MILLIONS ALONG THE SOUTHEAST U.S. ARE PRAISING FOR THE UNKNOWN. DORIAN DOWNGRADED TO A CATEGORY 4 STORM BUT STILL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AS IT PUMMELS THE BAHAMAS AND INFORMS CLOSER TO THE U.S. COAST. HILLARY LANE JOINS US LIVE FROM DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA WHERE RESIDENTS ARE BRACING FOR THE WORST. Reporter: THE WIND AND RAIN ARE JUST STARTING TO PICK UP. WE ARE EXPECTING CONDITIONS TO INTENSIFY. THE WORST OF IT TOMORROW NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. THE LOCALS TELL US THE WAVES ARE ALREADY GETTING MUCH ROUGHER. PEOPLE CAN FEEL IT, THAT DORIAN IS ON ITS WAY HERE. IN THE MEANTIME THE STORM IS BATTERING THE BAHAMAS. HURRICANE DORIAN IS SLAMMING THE NON BAHAMAS. THE STORM MADE LANDFALL IN THE ABACO ISLANDS SUNDAY AS A CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE. PACKING WINDS OF 185 MILES AN HOUR. STORM SURGES TOPPING 18 FEET, SUBMERGED ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOODS, LOCAL MEDIA REPORTS AN 8-YEAR- OLD BOY DROWNED AS HIS FAMILY TRIED TO FIND SHELTER. THIS VIDEO COMES FROM INSIDE DORIAN, WHICH IS STILL EXPECTED TO TURN NORTH AND AVOID A HEAD OF ON COLLISION WITH FLORIDA. AUTHORITIES CAUTION THE STORM COULD STILL IMPACT THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ALONG THE ENTIRE COAST OF FLORIDA. OUR EAST COAST CERTAINLY IS WITHIN THE CONE, STILL. PEOPLE NEED TO REMAIN VIGILANT FUR ORDERED TO EVACUATE, YOU NEED TO DO THAT. Reporter: HERE IN DAYTONA BEACH, A MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER IS IN EFFECT BUT NOT EVERYONE IS LEAVING. ANTOINE GREW UP HERE. I’M USED TO THE SNOW. I’M COMING DOWN HERE AND GOT HURRICANES. I MISS HOME. Reporter: FORECASTERS SAY IT IS POSSIBLE THAT DORIAN RUNS PARALLEL TO THE ATLANTIC COAST FOR DAYS. THEY CAUTION JUST THE SLIGHTEST SHIFT TO THE WEST COULD MEAN LANDFALL. FLORIDA’S GOVERNOR SPEAKING THIS MORNING ENCOURAGING EVERYONE IN MANDATORY EVACUATION AREAS TO LEAVE AND WENT A STEP FURTHER AND SAID PEOPLE IN VOLUNTARY EVACUATION AREAS SHOULD CONSIDER LEAVING AS WELL.

1 thought on “Hurricane Dorian Weakens Slightly After Slamming The Bahamas

  1. Im one of the filipinos who endured haiyan…hope this wont be the second haiyan…

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