Dorian is now a CAT 5 hurricane – extreme destruction across parts of Bahamas is likely

More or less as expected, hurricane Dorian has continued intensifying overnight and has reached Category 5 strength. Destructive 175 mph (= 280 km/h) winds with gusts exceeding 200 mph (= 320 km/h) have been reported by Hurricane Hunters in latest recon, well above any model predictions in the past 12-24 hours. Central pressure is 913 … Continue reading Dorian is now a CAT 5 hurricane – extreme destruction across parts of Bahamas is likely