After lashing the Carolina coast with fierce winds and heavy rain and drowning coastal areas in a high storm surge, Dorian is moving north and east on its way to Nova Scotia, Canada.
As of the latest update from the National Hurricane Center, Dorian was located about 125 miles northeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and about 400 miles south south west of Nantucket, Massachusetts. With maximum sustained winds of 90mph, the storm was moving northeast at 21 mph. The storm has a minimum central pressure of 958 mb or 28.29 inches of mercury.
With hurricane conditions likely in Canada, the Canadian Hurricane Center has issued a Hurricane Warning for eastern Nova Scotia from Hubbards to Avonport. The Canadian Hurricane Center has issued a Hurricane Watch for Prince Edward Island, southwestern Nova Scotia from Avonport to Hubbards, the Magdalen Islands, and southwestern Newfoundland from Parson’s Pond to Indian Harbour. The Canadian Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Prince Edward Island and southwestern Nova Scotia from Avonport to Hubbards.
Meanwhile in the United States, the Storm Surge Warning has been discontinued for the Pamlico and
In addition to the Tropical Storm Warning that is in effect for Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, a Tropical Storm Warning is up for portions of Maine from east of Bar Harbor to Eastport.
Clouds and showers extend well away from the center of the hurricane. Gusty showers have impacted portions of New Jersey and New York today and those should continue into the overnight hours. Most rain, though, will remain off-shore, with the exceptions being extreme southeastern New England and northeastern Maine.