Hurricane Dorian Is Slated To Approach The Georgia Coast With 100 MPH Winds And Rain

Hurricane Dorian is anticipated to become a Category 3 hurricane by the time it makes landfall on the mainland but has left forecasters scratching their heads this past week. Originally a tropical depression, Hurricane Dorian has not only shifted its path more than once but also has been gaining strength and speed. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has already declared a state of emergency for Florida, so what does that mean for Georgia? Will Hurricane Dorian hit Georgia at all? How should Georgians prepare based on the hurricane’s path right now?

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Resources providing up-to-date coverage of the storm include CBS News and CNN. A few tips to help you prepare for hurricane season in Florida include:

  • Plan an evacuation route ahead of time.
  • Always keep non-perishable emergency supplies on hand.
  • Update your insurance policies.
  • Protect your home with storm shutters.
  • Cut down all weak branches and trees in your surrounding area.

 

If you have your own practical tips for preparing for a hurricane, make sure you add them to the comments section.