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Dorian becomes a hurricane with its target set on Florida

Last updated by Devontae Jackson

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Here is a look at Hurricane Dorian. At the time of the writing of this post, Dorian is a CAT 1 Hurricane. Dorian is moving past Puerto Rico this evening. Also, if you look closely you can see an eye trying to develop in the center of the storm.

204641_5day_cone_no_line_and_wind Courtesy of the NHC
204641_5day_cone_no_line_and_wind Courtesy of the NHC

Dorian is forecast to become a major hurricane by Saturday. A major hurricane is a hurricane starting at a CAT 3 and up. The National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida is forecasting for Dorian to become a CAT 3 hurricane before making landfall on the east coast of Florida.

The forecast cone drawn by the NHC (National Hurricane Center) is representative of where the eye of the storm could go. That means even those outside the forecast cone could feel impacts from Dorian.

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