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Hurricane Dorian Continues To Weaken As It Moves Northwest

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Updated on September 3, 2019 5:57 pm

Hurricane Dorian continues to weaken as it heads northwest through the warm Atlantic waters. As of 5 p.m., the hurricane warning from the Sebastian inlet to the Jupiter inlet has been downgraded to a tropical storm warning, but all tropical watches/warnings south of the Jupiter inlet have been discontinued.

As of 5 pm Tuesday, Hurricane Dorian continues a forward motion to the northwest, now at 6 mph, which is the average speed of someone jogging. 

Life-threatening storm surge, tropical storm force winds and periods of heavy rain continue along Florida’s Treasure Coast and Space Coast. The category 2 storm is expected to move north-northwest and parallel the Atlantic Coast, with those same hazards spreading north to the First Coast through Wednesday and early Thursday.

A continually growing eye and expanding hurricane and tropical-storm-force winds are due to the gradual weakening of Dorian. 

WEATHER: Storm track, hourly outlooks, 7-day forecasts and weather alerts

Watches And Warnings

The Hurricane Warning from the Sebastian inlet to the Jupiter inlet has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning.

All Tropical Storm watches/warnings have been discontinued for all areas south of the Jupiter inlet.

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for The Jupiter inlet to Surf City, NC.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for north of Ponte Vedra Beach to the Savannah River.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for north of Ponte Vedra Beach to the Savannah River.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for north of Ponte Vedra Beach to the Savannah River, as well as the Jupiter inlet to the Sebastian inlet.

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Hurricane Dorian  

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