Hurricane Dorian’s westward march showed signs of slowing overnight, meaning its eventual landfall could occur later Monday or even Tuesday and become a “prolonged, drawn-out event,” the National Hurricane Center said in its 5 a.m. Friday advisory.
Also overnight, a hurricane watch was issued for the northwestern Bahamas.
All of South Florida is in the cone of uncertainty and Dorian remains on course to be an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 if it makes landfall on the eastern coast of Florida early next week. The storm is forecast to slow down as it nears Florida’s coast, meaning although tropical storm-force winds will likely be felt over the weekend, landfall may not happen until Tuesday.
Read more at the South Florida Sun Sentinel.