Latest Track on Dorian - Live Doppler 13 Blog

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Kelly Greene

Hurricane Dorian is still a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 mph. It continues to intensify as it moves over the warm waters of the Atlantic.

The storm has slowed down, allowing the track to change quite a bit. The slow 8 mph movement to the west is allowing other mechanisms to help steer it. The latest track now has the hurricane taking a turn to the north on Tuesday.

The track has changed quite a bit over the last 24 hours. Right now, it looks like the track will push west for the next 24 hours and then turn north. Spaghetti plots are used to look at possible tracks of a tropical storm. They don't give the intensity of the storm, rainfall, or even wind estimates. They are used to look at the track of the storm. There are many computer data models that ingest the latest observations of the storm. Here are the latest plots.

There is still a lot of uncertainty on the impacts along the eastern seaboard. East central Florida up to Georgia and South Carolina are still at risk. Historically, eastern Florida has dodged major hurricanes with the exception of Jeanne in 2004.

This hurricane could impact the Carolina's too. Here is historical data on major hurricane's hitting the Carolina's.