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The Point, Aug. 31, 2019: Hurricane Dorian Strengthens To Category 4 To Begin The Weekend


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The news about Dorian

• This was the storm’s updated path as the National Hurricane Center upgraded it to a Category 4 last night.

It could grow stronger today. (Florida Storms)

More headlines:

• WUFT News: Gainesville’s Tree, Pool, Lawn Service Businesses Working ‘Nonstop’ To Prepare For Hurricane Dorian

• WCJB: Travelers hit I-75 ahead of Hurricane Dorian

• The Alligator: UF cancels classes in anticipation of Dorian

• Gainesville Sun: Alachua County public schools are closed Tuesday

• Palm Beach Post: 5 a.m. update: Latest forecast is better news for Florida … for now

• Daytona Beach News-Journal: Hurricane Dorian’s approach drains Florida gas pumps but more is on the way

• Tallahassee Democrat: Florida Gov. DeSantis says FHP escorting fuel trucks, state contacting nursing homes

• Sun Sentinel: More than 25 South Florida nursing homes still without generators

• Florida Today: Police chief: Remain civil at stores, gas stations while prepping for Hurricane Dorian

• WUSF: State Of Emergency Allows For Early Prescription Refills

• WMFE: Breweries Offering Water Ahead of Dorian’s Impact

• Bradenton Herald: Can’t find bottled water in the store before Dorian hits? Reuse, recycle what you have

•  Tallahassee Democrat: Evacuations ordered for parts of Florida coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian landfall

• News Service of Florida: State Not Planning One-Way Traffic For Evacuees

• TCPalm: Army Corps expecting ‘high-flow releases’ from Lake Okeechobee after storm

• Orlando Sentinel: Hurricane Dorian forces Orlando International Airport to shut down early Monday

• St. Augustine Record: Will St. Augustine be under water again due to Hurricane Dorian?

• WLRN: Relocation Of FEMA Funds To The Border Cause Concerns As Major Hurricane Heads Toward Florida

• Ocala Star-Banner: Ocala horse shelters open

• Florida Today: What do zoo animals do during Hurricane Dorian? The Brevard Zoo has it all figured out

• Miami Herald: Thinking about spending Labor Day weekend on the beach or a boat? Not a good idea

• Florida Politics: Florida Man prepares for Hurricane Dorian by gassing up open buckets

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About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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