2019 Florida Hurricane Season Public Advisory Bulletin: Tropical Storm Dorian may bring Tropical-Storm-Force-Winds to Central Florida as early as this Saturday.
On August 28th, 2019 the Nation Weather Service's (NWS) National Hurricane Center issued their 11AM update on Tropical Storm Dorian; the fourth named storm of the 2019 Florida hurricane season.
This Public Advisory update is as follows:
- Dorian is very near St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
- Dorian is forecast to become a hurricane later today
- Dorian is located near latitude 17.5 North, longitude 64.5 West
- Dorian is moving toward the northwest near 13 miles per hour
- Dorian's maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 miles per hour
The Key Messages for Tropical Storm Dorian:
- Hurricane conditions expected in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands today
- Tropical storm conditions expected in Puerto Rico today; possible hurricane conditions
- Heavy rainfall over Puerto Rico and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands producing flash flooding over the next couple of days
- Heavy rains expected over the Bahamas, Florida, and elsewhere in the southeastern United States later this week and early next week
- Increasing risk of dangerous storm surge and hurricane-force winds in the Bahamas and along the east coast of Florida.
Avoid the chaos of last minute preparations:
- Determine your vulnerability to hurricane storm surge, inland flooding, and strong winds
- Develop an evacuation plan and ensure your disaster supply kit is ready
- Acquire enough supplies to last several days
- Document and share your evacuation plan with friends and family
- Communicate with your neighbors about their plans as well
- Call Tint Heaven now to schedule your no cost Comfort Survey.