Dorian continues to gain forward speed as it gets caught up in the jet stream and pushed by the trough that is responsible for our cooler push of fall-like weather. The biggest impacts from this storm in relation to the US will likely take place in the next 48 hours in coastal South and North Carolina. Here’s the track as of 11am Thursday morning:
The main threats will be from both storm surge and flooding rains, although the winds won’t be a slack either with gusts to 50-60mph common along the coastline:
The flooding rains will be an issue, but thankfully Dorian will get in and get out:
The risk of flash flooding:
Dorian may clip coastal New England with some rain and wind before we finally say goodbye as he goes out to sea and turns extra tropical.