11 pm Tuesday: Dorian Continues To Lash The East Coast Of Central Florida

Miami, Fl. (Florida News Network)-At 1100 PM EDT, the center of Hurricane Dorian was located near latitude 28.4 North, longitude 79.0 West. Dorian is about 95 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Dorian is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph and a slightly faster motion toward the northwest or north-northwest is expected through early Wednesday. A turn toward the north is forecast by Wednesday evening, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Thursday morning.

On this track, the core of Hurricane Dorian will move dangerously close to the Florida east coast and the Georgia coast through Wednesday night. The center of Dorian is forecast to move near or over the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina Thursday through Friday morning.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 110 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected during the next couple of days, and Dorian is expected to remain a powerful hurricane during the next few days.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 959 mb (28.32 inches).

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Jupiter Inlet FL to Surf City NC.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Sebastian Inlet FL to Ponte Vedra Beach FL.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for North of Ponte Vedra Beach FL to Savannah River.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Jupiter Inlet FL to Sebastian Inlet FL.

Dorian is expected to produce the following rainfall totals through Friday, on the Atlantic Coast from Sebastian, Florida to the Georgia, South Carolina border...3 to 6 inches.

Graphic credit: National Hurricane Center

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