Storm Team 11: Hurricane Dorian upgraded to a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 mph

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(WJHL) – Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 2 storm as of 11 p.m. Highest sustained winds are now at 105 mph.

At 11 p.m. Hurricane Dorian was located 295 miles east northeast of the southeastern Bahamas. Maximum sustained winds are now at 105 mph. Dorian is moving towards the northwest at 12 mph. The central pressure with the storm is 977 mb or 28.85″. Here is the current forecast track from the National Hurricane Center.

High pressure will continue to build northeast of Dorian which is why the forecast models are shifting the path more towards to west and even southwest. The rainfall could be incredible with this storm. Severe models are indicating over two feet of rain of parts of the east coast of Florida.

Dorian is expected to gain strength over the next 24 to 36 hours. Stay tuned.

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