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The Point, Sept. 1, 2019: Despite Shift, Certain Parts Of Florida Still Within Hurricane Dorian’s Projected Path


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The news about Dorian

The updates from the National Hurricane Center during the past 24 hours brought a slight sigh of relief for much of Florida, as Hurricane Dorian’s projected path shifted east and left out the state’s Gulf Coast and other areas. Still, it’s now very close to a Category 5 storm and much of our coverage area, including Alachua County, likely remains in the range of tropical-storm-force winds. Here is Florida Storms’ half-hour update from 11 p.m. where they examined different scenarios that could still impact the state.

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• Palm Beach Post: Hurricane Dorian 5 a.m.: Cat. 4 monster with 150-mph wind; Bahamas under assault

• Orlando Sentinel: Orlando International Airport will remain open Monday after Hurricane Dorian shifts

• Florida Politics: Jimmy Patronis: State expects to activate 10 fewer search and rescue teams ahead of Hurricane Dorian

• FLKeysNews: Keys officials who asked tourists to leave because of Dorian now say please come back

• Politico: DeSantis—and Florida—in the storm spotlight

• Sarasota Herald-Tribune: A hurricane veteran’s guide to the season

• Ocala Star-Banner: As some evacuate, WWII vet goes his own way

• Miami Herald: Those worrisome cranes and loose boards? Here’s how builders prepare for a hurricane

• AccuWeather: In Hurricane Dorian’s track, echoes of Andrew in 1992

• NPR News: What Dorian Means For Florida Citrus

• Gainesville Sun: What about UF’s dairy cows and Santa Fe’s emus?

• AP: Dorian vs Disney: Hurricane dampens Star Wars opening

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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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