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Thurs Update #1: Dorian’s Eye Very Near South Carolina Coast (NHC & LIVE Video)

Dorian's eye

Hurricane Dorian’s large eye is very near the South Carolina coast at mid-day on Thursday.  Expect damaging winds, flooding rains, and life-threatening storm surge in coastal South and North Carolina for the rest of the day into Friday.

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At 11 am, Dorian was located near 32.5 North, 79.1 West, about 50 miles east-southeast of Charleston and 140 miles south-southwest of Wilmington, North Carolina.  Maximum sustained winds were 110 miles per hour.  Dorian was moving north-northeast at 8 miles per hour.  A turn to the northeast is expected later on Thursday.

We’ll have additional information after the National Hurricane Center issues its 5 pm advisory.

Donna Thomas has studied hurricanes for two decades. She holds a PhD in history when her experience with Hurricane Andrew ultimately led her to earn a degree in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. Donna spent 15 years at WFOR-TV (CBS4 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale), where she worked as a weather producer with hurricane experts Bryan Norcross and David Bernard. She also produced hurricane specials and weather-related features and news coverage, as well as serving as pool TV producer at the National Hurricane Center during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Donna also served as a researcher on NOAA's Atlantic Hurricane Database Reanalysis Project. Donna specializes in Florida's hurricane history.