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ATLANTIC OCEAN - SEPTEMBER 1: In this NOAA GOES-East satellite handout image, Hurricane Dorian, now a Cat. 5 storm, tracks towards the Florida coast taken at 13:20Z September 1, 2019 in the Atlantic Ocean. A hurricane warning is in effect for much of the northwestern Bahamas as it gets hit with 175 mph winds. According to the National Hurricane Center Dorian is predicted to hit the U.S. as a Category 4 storm. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

The National Weather Service reports that Hurricane Dorian has slowed to one mile an hour, and that it is still currently over Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas as of Monday morning (September 2). The slow speed – which isn’t unsual with hurricanes – means that the hurricane will cause mose damange on the island because it will be there for a longer time; according to the National Weather Service, it will probably be there through tonight. The report says that “The hurricane will move dangerously close to the Florida east coast tonight (September 2) through Wednesday morning.”

The report adds that “Although gradual weakening is forecast, Dorian is expected to remain a powerful hurricane during the next couple of days. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from the center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles.

The report adds that “Hurricane conditions are expected within the hurricane warning area in Florida by late tonight or Tuesday. Hurricane conditions are possible in the hurricane watch area on Wednesday.”