Dorian Bringing Life-Threatening Storm Surge, Wind, Heavy Rain, and Tornadoes to Portions of Carolinas; Hurricane Force Gusts on South Carolina Coast

| September 5, 2019 @ 11:04 am

Hurricane Dorian Tropical Cyclone Update
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL052019
1200 PM EDT Thu Sep 05 2019

…DORIAN BRINGING LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE, WINDS, HEAVY
RAINFALL, AND TORNADOES TO PORTIONS OF THE CAROLINAS…

A Weatherflow site at Shutes Folly in Charleston Harbor recently
reported a wind gust of 78 mph (126 km/h).

An unofficial observing station at Ft Johnson on James Island
recently reported a wind gust of 74 mph (119 km/h).

A Weatherflow site in Winyah Bay, SC recently reported a wind gust
of 78 mph (126 km/h) at a height of 50 ft.

NOAA buoy 41004 just reported a minimum pressure of 959 mb (28.32
inches) very near the middle of the eye of Dorian.

SUMMARY OF 1200 PM EDT…1600 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…32.6N 79.1W
ABOUT 45 MI…75 KM ESE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
ABOUT 135 MI…215 KM SSW OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…115 MPH…185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 8 MPH…13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…958 MB…28.29 INCHES

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Forecaster Zelinsky

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