"We know this storm is coming in a westerly direction".
The new forecast has the storm skirting the coast along Georgia with the possibility of landfall still a threat on Wednesday and continuing up to SC early Thursday. It's expected to potentially slow down to a weak Category 4 or high Category 3 hurricane by Monday night, Shackelford said.
However, she added, "that storm was significantly weaker than Dorian is". NASA/Handout via REUTERS Shoppers race to their cars in the rain after shopping at Costco as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian, Friday, Aug. 30 (Charles Trainor, Jr./Miami Herald via AP) Dewitt Smith, 37, and his son, Knox Smith, 5, fill a wheelbarrow with sand in preparation for Hurricane Dorian at Jaycee Park near their home on Hutchinson Island, Fla., Friday, Aug. 30.
While it's still too early to tell the impact the storm will have, Florida Light and Power reached out to ComEd for assistance. But predicting its course with any confidence this far out is so hard that the "cone of uncertainty" on the map covered almost all of Florida's 500-mile (800-kilometer) coastline, with Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando all within the danger zone.
As of 11 p.m., Dorian was moving west-northwest at 10 miles per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour.
The threat of risky storm conditions is not just limited to Florida. Disney World and the other resorts in Orlando found themselves in the storm's projected path.
The faint hope of dodging Dorian's fury came on Friday, even as the storm ratcheted up to a unsafe category 4 storm, raising fears Dorian could be the most powerful hurricane to hit Florida's east coast in almost 30 years.
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Regardless, storm surge and gusty winds continue to pose threat for coastal Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina as the storm continues to move. "It still ended up being one of the most expensive hurricanes to impact the coast of Florida", Chinchar said.
Hurricane-force winds still extend outward up to 30 miles (45 kilometers) from the storm's center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 kilometers).
Early Saturday, Dorian was centred 445 miles (715 kilometres) east of West Palm Beach. Brevard county and Martin county officials said residents of barrier islands, mobile homes and low-lying areas would be under a mandatory evacuation order beginning on Sunday morning.
Dorian's approach comes days after the Trump administration announced that it would divert $271 million in funds from FEMA - including $155 million from the agency's disaster relief fund - to other units in the Department of Homeland Security in an effort to support the president's border enforcement priorities.
Long lines snaked from some gas stations and grocery stores on Grand Bahama on Friday as people stocked up on water and canned food, leading to empty shelves in some locations.
Prime minister of the Bahamas Hubert Minnis warned his residents not to be "foolish" saying "the price you may pay for not evacuating is your life". Officials said between 2,000 and 3,000 people living on tiny cays in the Abaco Islands should evacuate and warned that those who did not were putting their lives at risk and endangering rescue crews.
At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, NASA began moving its launch platform for rockets to a giant hangar built to withstand strong winds.