Days after stalling out over The Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian has now sped up, and is currently walloping the coast of North Carolina.
The storm is now a Category 1 hurricane – thankfully much weaker than it has been in several days, but the intensity of the wind and rain can still be seen in footage from the east coast tourism hot spots.
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) September 6, 2019
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Dorian was still a massive storm at the time it made landfall.
#HurricaneDorian has made landfall on Cape Hatteras, NC with max winds of 90 mph and a pressure of 956 hPa. #Dorian is the 18th hurricane to make landfall in North Carolina since 1950 (including Hazel-1954 which made landfall on NC/SC border). pic.twitter.com/jXcqRSYrKz
— Philip Klotzbach (@philklotzbach) September 6, 2019
Damage looked to be substantial.
— e-news.US (@e_newsUS) September 6, 2019
— Apna Kisran (@ApnaKisran) September 6, 2019
The powerful storm should move off into the Atlanta Ocean after clipping the outer banks of the Carolina shoreline.
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