- From 20.00. ET Sunday told the National Hurricane Center that Dorian had been a Category 5 storm in the Bahamas.
- According to forecasts, Dorian could save the US coastline a direct hit, but will approach Florida's east coast late Monday.
- Dorian The coast of South Carolina is expected to hit on Wednesday or Thursday.
- In some parts of Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina as well as in 1
- In some parts of Florida, evictions were carried out in Florida.
- Coastal South Carolina evacuation begins on Monday.
Hurricane Dorian intensified into a strong category 5 storm when he beat the Bahamas on Sunday. According to The Associated Press, Dorian set the record for the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever to land in the Bahamas. This was the 1935 Labor Day hurricane before the storms were named.
Its maximum sustained winds of 185 mph were torn off roofs, overturned cars and torn power lines as hundreds huddled in schools, churches and shelters.
More than 20 million Americans were able to feel the effects of the storm within a few days southeastern US coast. The hurricane swirled around Sunday morning in parts of the northwestern Bahamas. Storm surges there could raise the water level 20 feet above normal.
Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan said on Sunday that although the storm could be off the coast of the US mainland, it could still cause major problems with high wind speeds, a devastating storm surge and lots of rain.
Ace from 8pm On Sunday, the center of Dorian hovered over the islands of Great Abaco and Grand Bahama and about 250 kilometers east of West Palm Beach, Florida, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm moved west at about 5 miles per hour.
Follow the live coverage of the storm below:
More than 600 flights canceled
According to The Associated Press, more than 600 US flights were canceled on Monday Nation prepares for hurricane Dorian. Almost half of these flights involved routes that either arrive or depart from Florida airports.
Cancellations also affected North Carolina, Georgia, Maryland and other states. About 336 flights were canceled on Sunday alone.
The governor of South Carolina ordered the evacuation of thousands.
The governor of South Carolina, Henry McMaster, ordered compulsory evacuation throughout the state on Sunday, affecting an estimated 830,000 people. The evacuations start at noon Monday and cover seven counties: Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Horry and Jasper.
Schools and government buildings will close in these counties on Tuesday. To ensure a speedy evacuation, officials are reversing the flow of traffic on major highways.
"We do not want people stuck on the highway," McMaster said during a Sunday press conference.
Abaco Islands Report Catastrophic Conditions "
" Disastrous conditions "have been reported in the Abaco Islands, according to The Associated Press, with a tidal wave of up to 23 feet due to hurricane Dorian causing their homes and their homes Officials hired boats to help ferry people to larger islands in the Bahamas.
Dorian had already damaged roofs, crashed power lines and overturned vehicles and caused flooding, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said to AP that some areas are so heavily flooded that "you can not tell the difference between the beginning of the road and the beginning of the ocean."
"Dorian's anger now targets Grand Bahama," NHC reports  The National Hurricane Center announced a 17 o'clock ET warned on Sunday that the "rage" from Hurricane Dorian was aimed at Grand Bahama, the nö most rural island in the country and one of the largest. The movement of the storm slowed to 8 km / h, although its maximum sustained wind is still 300 km / h.
The intensity of the storm has prompted the NHC to issue new alerts for areas on the east coast of Florida, including a hurricane warning that extends from Jupiter Inlet to the Volusia. Brevard County Line. A Hurricane Watch was also issued by the Volusia / Brevard County Line to the Flagler / Volusia County Line.
Palm Beach International Airport has canceled all commercial flights scheduled for Monday due to official calls from Hurricane Dorian
in the Bahamas Hurricane Dorian's "Situation That's Hard to Describe"
Joy Jibrilu, Director General of the Tourism Ministry Bahamas, Elaine Quijano of CBSN said that Hurricane Dorian "is causing deteriorating conditions with swells, buildings that are already losing roofs, and a situation that is difficult to describe." In the Bahamas, a tidal wave between 18 and 23 feet is expected , and the tide is accompanied by big and destructive waves.
"The Bahamas were very proud of the fact that they were profoundly prepared for hurricanes." She added. "We experienced it more than we liked, but I think nobody expected a hurricane of that intensity."
Jibrilu said the Bahamas had experienced gusts of wind in excess of 200 miles per hour.
"We will. We will not be able to predict the impact of the storm until it has left, and we can estimate the extent of the damage to Abaco and Grand Bahama," she told CBSN. "Abaco and Grand Bahama are surrounded by keys and beautiful – keys are very small islands – we really asked people to evacuate tourists," said Jibrilu. "The government has done a great job in collecting people from the keys, from low-lying areas, near flood-prone areas … and getting them into hurricane shelters."
Florida Makes Dorian Courage
When Dorian Floridians seemed to wander north, wondering if he should breathe again. However, as the correspondent of CBS News, Mark Strassmann, reported, after days of warnings, hasty preparations and short-term supplies on Sunday, the coastal residents knew better than to relax completely.
Dorian's heavy wind and coastal floods were still potential threats.
As reported by Strassmann, Dorian's physical damage was lower than expected, but his threat was already costly: companies lost millions when tourists fled and left just before the Labor Day weekend left empty beaches. Closures of airports and canceled flights extend the losses in the coming week.
Northern utilities were already on their way to Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas to help with blackouts.
Video aboard the International The space station showed on Sunday afternoon the daunting grandeur of hurricane Dorian, who enveloped the Bahamas as a catastrophic Category 5 storm.
Cameras on the outside of the ISS shot the video as the station circled the Caribbean, showing it well-defined circular cloud mass swirling around a large eye.
Dorian lands in the Bahamas
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday that Dorian landed in Elbow Cay on the island 12:40 ET.
Maximum sustained winds have risen to tremendous 185 miles per hour. The Hurricane Center said the storm's arrival was "a life-threatening situation" with threats that would cause "extreme destruction".
Wind gusts were clocked at over 220 miles per hour. The storm surge was measured between 18 and 23 feet above normal tide levels.
Trump informs about Dorian
Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center, told President Trump and other senior US officials today about a live web link that Hurricane Dorian was a "textbook case of a very strong hurricane."
He warned that the storm was so great that he could cause considerable damage even far out of his eye.
"The big question," said Graham. Here, the storm actually turns east into the Atlantic as it goes north along the US coast.
"We will be dealing with this hurricane all week," he said, predicting that it is widespread storm surge and precipitation over 20 inches in some places.
Graham said there was still "so much uncertainty" about the forecast track, because even a small deviation in the storm's behavior could significantly change its course.
Catastrophic Conditions in the Bahamas
The National Hurricane Center stated that Dorian would be warned The center warned of catastrophic conditions in the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas when the storm slowly moved west.
Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said that Sunday is the saddest day of my life.
Trump calls on Southeast to be "CAREFUL" On Sunday morning, President Trump sent a more personal message to the Southeasterners: be careful.
He said Hurricane Dorian was headed for Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, and that it could hit harder than expected. Looks like one of the biggest hurricanes of all time. "
" Be careful! "Urged Mr. Trump, simply adding," GOD bless EVERYONE!
DHS chief says Dorian could stay off the US coast
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told CBS News presenter Margaret Brennan on Sunday said that the monster hurricane that rages in the Caribbean could stay off the US coast, but he warned that it could still cause big problems.
"Most models show that it lasts more than 24 hours (across the Bahamas) before it starts moving north, most likely off the coast of Florida, Georgia. and South Carolina, "McAleenan said.
" That does not mean that there will be no significant impact from the storm, where hurricane winds are expected to hit the Florida coast on Tuesday, "he added, noting That a storm surge was to be expected was a major threat and it could also "give a longer rainfall as the storm makes its way north."
McAleenan said he wanted to "brief" President Trump on the storm, and likely do so later on Sunday morning, along with other key Cabinet members.
The incumbent DHS chief also defended the Trump administration's decision to divert millions of immigration enforcement agencies to the southern border as his agency prepares to respond to the massive storm.
In an interview on Sunday on "Face the Nation," Acting Minister of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan said the expected rendition of more than $ 155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would have "no effect." the reaction of his department to the hurricane.
Dorian Could Settle Over the Bahamas
If Hurricane Dorian slows down in the Bahamas, as predicted later in the day, it could complicate its prospects for the southeastern US coast.
The National Hurricane Center said Dorian could almost stay over Great Abaco Island or Grand Bahama Island for more than 24 hours late on Sunday. Ken Graham, director of the Hurricane Center, said that this would be a catastrophe for the island chain.
Predictors say that sea levels in parts of the northern Bahamas could rise up to 20 feet when the storm surge is crowned with giant waves.
With coverage by The Associated Press.
Now – Category 5 – Dorian Roars into the Bahamas
Dorian grew into a massive Category 5 storm early Sunday morning, overtaking the Bahamas with potentially devastating winds of 250 km / h and gusts even higher.
The National Hurricane Center warned the Bahamas not to feel the rage of the storm within a few hours, and although variations in Dorian's intensity were expected, it was likely that it would "remain a major hurricane" over the next few days. As it runs north towards Georgia and the coast of Carolina.
"Significant effects could also occur if the center of #Dorian remains at sea," said the Hurricane Center, adding that "the ri Mid-week, the number of strong winds and life-threatening storm surges on the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina will increase.
Orlando Airport lifts scheduled closure on Monday
Orlando International Airport issued a statement on Saturday that had canceled its plan for Monday, September 2, and will continue to operate normally.
"The airport's Emergency Operations Center will continue to monitor Hurricane Dorian 24/7 and airport managers will work with industry partners to see if further adjustments are needed. Airport operations require plans," a statement from the airport said Orlando.
What supplies do you need to prepare?
The National Weather Service encourages anyone on the path of the storm to do so. It's "never too early" to prepare for a hurricane CBS News has some tips on emergency care for people and pets and a checklist of supplies ammunition to be prepared before the onset of a great storm. In anticipation of potentially devastating storms during this hurricane season, the Red Cross recommends having several supplies, including a flashlight, batteries, first aid kit, medicines, a multipurpose tool, and an emergency blanket.
The full list can be found here.
The NOAA Radar Shows the Eye of Hurricane Dorian
On Saturday night, the NOAA Hurricane Hunters released a picture that shows the eye of hurricane Dorian. The National Hurricane Center at that time affirmed its status in Category 4.
Florida was "out of the woods," DeSantis said.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis encouraged residents, especially those on the east coast of the state, to "stay alert" as Hurricane Dorian continues west. "We're not out of the woods yet," DeSantis said while a press conference on Saturday evening.
"So we've been encouraged in the last 24 hours … but we're also preparing for this cone of uncertainty to still encompass many areas on the east coast of Florida, and even in central and northern Florida."
During a press conference on Sunday, DeSantis encouraged them in evacuation zones to "honor this call."
"This storm of this magnitude could really cause massive destruction," said DeSantis. "Do not endanger your life by staying behind if you have the chance to come out."
Pets Evacuated from the South Carolina Coast Acceptable for Adoption
Officials in a Humane Society in North Carolina Say Hundreds of Pets Are Available for Adoption Following the Evacuation of Coastal Facilities, the CBS subsidiary reported WSPA. The Greenville Humane Society has now released more than 200 animals for adoption, and officials said they need volunteers.
"It is very hard for our employees and our staff to love these animals, and it can be stressful for the animals, well," said Rachel Delport, who works in the center in Greenville.
Trump meets with FEMA officials at Camp David
President Trump met with FEMA officials at Camp David on Saturday to discuss the response to Hurricane Dorian. Mr. Trump canceled a weekend visit to Poland to plan the potentially catastrophic storm that could affect more than 20 million Americans. Trump left Camp David briefly on Saturday morning to visit the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. He returned to presidential retreat on Saturday afternoon.
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham said the president had been briefed on the storm every hour and had "participated in several phone calls". Asked about a video posted by The Hill allegedly showing Mr. Trump playing golf, Grisham said, "I have no idea what this video is."
Mr. Trump retweeted several tweets from the National Hurricane Center, FEMA and the American Red Cross on Saturday to get information about the storm. He also warned in a tweet that South Carolina "MUCH harder hit than imagined".
Meet the NOAA's first hurricane hunt crew, which consists only of women flees from the violent storm. Commander Rebecca Waddington, Lieutenant Lindsey Norman and Captain Kristie Twining flew into the eye of the storm this week.
Your hurricane fighter collects data for the NOAA, which allows forecasters to predict where the storm will lead next. But her flight Thursday was historic. It was the first time in NOAA history that a Hurricane Hunter flight crew consisted of women.
"There are more women who are interested in flying, and it's also fun to have that camaraderie because, to be honest, it was dominated by men," said Captain Kristie Twining.
Twining hopes to inspire a new generation of female pilots.
"Getting them to know is certainly a possibility for them and they do not need to feel intimidated or, in any case, think they can not," Twining said.
"People think they are a bit crazy, but if you tell them why we go out and do this, go out and collect all this really important data, then people are usually really thankful for what you do do, "Norman said.
– Dana Jacobson reports