Hurricane Dorian Rips the Bahamas

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Hurricane Dorian Rips the Bahamas

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

With winds reaching 185 mph, gusts much higher, Hurricane Dorian is the second most powerful Atlantic region storm on record.

Hurricane Allen in 1980 reached wind speed of 190 mph, Gilbert (1988) and Wilma (2005) had 185 mph winds — Dorian the strongest ever to hit the Bahamas.

On September 1 at 10:00 AM Eastern time, the National Hurricane Center said Dorian largely stalled over the Bahamas, moving at about 1 mph, winds at 165 mph, gusts to around 200 mph.

It's "SITTING OVER GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND WITH EXTREMELY DANGEROUS

WINDS AND SURGE."

"This is a life-threatening situation. Residents on Grand Bahama Island should not leave their shelter when the eye passes over, as winds will rapidly increase on the other side of the eye."  

"Residents in the Abacos should continue to stay in their shelter until
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