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Hurricane Dorian

Category 5 Atlantic hurricane in 2019

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Hurricane Dorian: Category 5 Atlantic hurricane in 2019
Hurricane Dorian was the most intense tropical cyclone on record to strike the Bahamas, and is regarded as the worst natural disaster in the country's history. It was also one of the most powerful hurricanes recorded in the Atlantic Ocean in terms of 1-minute sustained winds, with these winds peaking at 185 mph (295 km/h). In addition, Dorian surpassed Hurricane Irma in 2017 to become the most powerful hurricane on record in the open Atlantic region, outside of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. It was the fourth named storm, second hurricane, and the first major hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. Dorian struck the Abaco Islands on September 1 with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph (295 km/h), tying with the 1935 Labor Day hurricane for the highest wind speeds of an Atlantic hurricane ever recorded at landfall. Dorian went on to strike Grand Bahama at similar intensity, stalling just north of the territory with unrelenting winds for at least 24 hours. The resultant damage to these islands was catastrophic; most structures were flattened or swept to sea, and at least 70,000 people were left homeless. After its ravages through the Bahamas, Dorian proceeded along the coasts of the Southeastern United States and Atlantic Canada, leaving behind considerable damage and economic losses in those regions.


Life after Dorian: Bahamians salvage Marsh Harbour in wake of tragedy, destruction

Treasure Coast residents have joined volunteers from around the world to help clean up the mess left in Hurricane Dorian's wake.
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Polar vortex, Midwest floods, California fires: The U.S.'s wild 2019 weather

From a brutal polar vortex that froze much of the Midwest and East Coast in January to Hurricane Dorian that killed dozens in the Bahamas in September, Mother Nature dealt Americans a wild and deadly..
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Donations surge for college player's GoFundMe after hitting game-winning layup against Duke

The funds are going toward Nathan Bain's family in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian destroyed nearly everything they owned
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Hurricane Dorian swept swimming cows 2 miles to North Carolina beach

Three cows have been spotted beachcombing on a remote barrier island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, swept to an unlikely grazing spot when Hurricane Dorian whipped waves powerful enough to carry them..
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Three cows swept out to sea during Hurricane Dorian found alive

Officials believe three cows swam about 4 miles to safety and are now "grazing peacefully together" on land
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3 castaway cows swam to North Carolina's Outer Banks to escape Hurricane Dorian

Cows have been discovered near the Outer Banks, where they apparently washed up after swimming for several miles due to Hurricane Dorian
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Is the Trump admin.'s prep for Hurricane Dorian a response to criticism of Hurricane Maria relief?

David Nakamura, Salena Zito, Sahil Kapur and Shane Harris discuss the administration's preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian.
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McAleenan says transfer of FEMA funds to border will have "no impact" on hurricane response

Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan joins Margaret Brennan to discuss how FEMA is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian.
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Hurricane Dorian now Category 5 storm

Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane and is now threatening the Bahamas. CBS News climate and weather contributor Jeff Berardelli joins us from New York.
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Open: This is "Face the Nation," September 1

This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, former FEMA Administrator Brock Long and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto..
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Florida residents brace for Hurricane Dorian

CBS News Correspondent Mark Strassmann is in Florida where residents along the coast are bracing for Hurricane Dorian.
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Former FEMA Administrator on hurricane prep

Former FEMA Administrator Brock Long joins Margaret Brennan to discuss hurricane preparation in light of Hurricane Dorian's anticipated landfall.
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Dorian becomes a Category 5 hurricane

The storm bearing down on the U.S. coastline has strengthened further. Meteorologist Jeff Berardelli has an update, and the threat ahead.
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NOAA chief scientist slams agency's "political" response to Trump's Dorian map

Craig McLean, NOAA's acting chief scientist, says he's looking into possible violations of scientific integrity after the agency issued a statement backing President Trump's claim that Hurricane Dorian..
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Hurricane-ravaged Bahamas brace for another storm

Tropical Storm Humberto is threatening Grand Bahama Island just weeks after the island nation was pummeled by Hurricane Dorian. The potential danger is creating new worries for the more than 2,000..
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"Miracle" dog found after Hurricane Dorian devastates Bahamas

A dog who survived Hurricane Dorian is being called a "miracle" in the Bahamas. The people who rescued the dog have named him Miracle because he survived underneath rubble for about a month. WPEC-TV's..
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Dog rescued after nearly a month in Hurricane Dorian rubble

This dog was trapped underneath an air conditioner when Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas. Almost a month later, he was found – alive.
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Miracle Dog rescued from rubble of Hurricane Dorian

He was emaciated but miraculously survived — so they named him "Miracle"
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'Please come and visit:' Unscathed Bahamas islands need visitors to aid hurricane recovery

The most important thing the world can do to help the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian is pay the island nation a visit.
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Bahamas nation struggles to right itself a month after Category 5 Dorian brutalized islands

The hurricane tore into the islands of the northern Bahamas with 185-mph sustained winds leaving at least 56 dead and hundreds still missing.  
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Tropical Storm Karen Could Loop Toward the Bahamas and Florida

Forecasters said the storm may circle back over its own track and head west toward the Bahamas, which were devastated by Hurricane Dorian.
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All Was Quiet at the Birmingham Weather Office. Until a Trump Forecast Brought a Storm.

Tornadoes are the most challenging tempests that the National Weather Service workers in Alabama typically handle. But all that changed with a faulty Hurricane Dorian tweet by the president.
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Tropical Storm Humberto brings new worries for Bahamians hoping to rebuild after Hurricane Dorian

Relief efforts in the devastated Bahamas have stopped and airports have closed due to tropical storm Humberto. More than 2,000 people are living in shelters after their homes have been destroyed. At..
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Reeling from Dorian, Bahamas faces another storm

Officials temporarily suspended aid efforts and closed some small airports in the Bahamas on Saturday as Tropical Storm Humberto threatened to lash the archipelago's northwest region that was already..
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Bahamas brace for another storm just weeks after Dorian

Tropical Storm Humberto is threatening Grand Bahama Island, creating new worries for more than 2,000 people living in shelters
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Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid

A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general..
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Bahamians look for loved ones as 1,300 missing

People in the northern Bahamas are using a variety of ways to search for family and friends, amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian..
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As Bahamians search for missing and try to rebuild, a potential tropical storm approaches

The Bahamas, still digging out from the ravages of Hurricane Dorian, could be hit by a tropical storm that could bring damaging winds and heavy rain.
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Northern Bahamas brace for new storm, hampering Dorian relief

The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the..
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Dorian forces Bahamas to find new schools for 10,000 displaced students

Bahamaian education officials are scrambling to find classroom space for up to 10,000 students displaced by Hurricane Dorian after the Category 5 storm ravaged two of the archipelago’s northern..
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Tropical storm nears northern Bahamas, complicating Dorian relief

The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the..
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Bahamians say they've received "nothing at all" from their government as new storm looms

Parts of the Bahamas are under tropical storm warnings Friday morning, as a new system takes shape over the southern parts of the island chain. By Saturday, it will pass Grand Bahama, which was..
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Eye Opener: Sparks fly at the third Democratic debate

The top ten Democrats faced off in their third debate. Also, in the Bahamas, a new tropical storm warning is in effect after Hurricane Dorian devastated the area. All that and all that matters in..
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Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas, 1,300 still missing

A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands already reeling from Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. National..
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Latest images of Bahamas damage from Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas on Monday, downing trees and destroying houses.
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Bahamas' count of missing people post-Dorian drops to 1,300: official

The Bahamian government now believes there are 1,300 people missing after Hurricane Dorian plowed into the islands, a sharp decline from the 2,500 listed on the missing registry a day earlier, a..
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15,000 people in the Bahamas are still without food or shelter after Hurricane Dorian

More than a week after Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas, thousands of people still missing. Meanwhile, Justin Timberlake and Tiger Woods start a fund
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Oil spill clean-up at Equinor's Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage

Norway's Equinor has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, and said on Thursday it will step up the operation..
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Equinor starts cleaning oil spill at Bahamas terminal

Equinor has begun cleaning up an oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, the Norwegian energy firm said on Thursday.
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Badgley Mischka pre-orders to benefit Dorian recovery

James Mischka and Mark Badgley say that pre-sale orders for their latest collection, which was inspired by the Caribbean, will partially go towards helping victims of Hurricane Dorian. (Sept.12)  
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Extreme Weather Displaced a Record 7 Million in First Half of 2019

A new report puts 2019 on pace to be one of the most disastrous years in almost two decades even before the effects of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas are tallied. But there was also good news. 
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"Many deaths and many still missing," says Bahamas PM

Prime Minister said Dorian impacted the northwest Bahamas' islands for approximately 60 hours, with "the southern eyewall planted over Grand Bahama for about 30 hours"
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Hurricane Dorian: Trump administration reportedly won't extend temporary protected status to Bahamians

TPS has been granted after other natural disasters, including for Haitians following the devastating earthquake in 2010.
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Bahamas says 2,500 missing after Dorian; prime minister warns death toll to rise 'significantly'

Some 2,500 people are still listed as missing in the Bahamas more than a week after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Caribbean island chain, although that number may include evacuees who fled to shelters,..
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Trump administration isn't granting temporary protection for Bahamians

Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc on the Bahamas, leaving thousands homeless
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Congress investigates whether administration tried to bolster Trump's Hurricane Dorian claim on Alabama

Lawmakers asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for records related to Trump's claim about Dorian's threat to Alabama and efforts to defend it.
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Dorian's toll: Bahamas officials say 2,500 missing in storm's wake

Around 2,500 people are feared missing in the Bahamas in the wake of devastating Hurricane Dorian, a number that may include people who fled to shelters around the Caribbean island chain, authorities..
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Want to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian? Visit its popular islands

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is urging people to help the group of islands recover as a whole by continuing to visit the other islands.
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U.S. House panel probes Commerce Secretary Ross over Trump Dorian tweet kerfuffle

A U.S. House panel on Wednesday opened an investigation into U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' potential role in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's decision to rebuke an Alabama..
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Equinor says oil spotted near Bahamas crude terminal does not indicate spill

Oil spotted off the coast of the Bahamas may not have come from a nearby crude storage terminal owned by Norwegian oil company Equinor that was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, the company said on..
Reuters - Published

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