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Dorian is stepping up to hurricane as he threatens Puerto Rico to hit Florida as a category 3



Tropical storm Dorian intensified into a hurricane on Wednesday afternoon threatening the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Predictors predicted that he could become a Category 3 hurricane if he reached Florida over the weekend.

Dorian was near a hurricane on the island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center. According to the hurricane center, several hurricane force winds were observed in St. Thomas.

The storm was due to spread on Wednesday afternoon near the US and the British Virgin Islands or above and then east of the Atlantic Ocean in the southeastern part of the Bahamas, the Hurricane Center said.

As of Wednesday afternoon, hurricane warnings for the US Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands and the island communities of Vieques and Culebra were in Puerto Rico. For Puerto Rico was a hurricane watch and a warning of tropical storms.


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