7 pm. update FRIDAY: Sheriff Ivey of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has issued a mandatory evacuation for those living in the barrier islands, flood-prone areas, mobile homes or those with disabilities. The evacuation goes into effect Sunday at 8 a.m.
5 pm. update FRIDAY:
Hurricane Dorian is expected to move toward the Florida coast early next week with 140 mph winds, chief meteorologist Tom Terry said Friday afternoon.
Models have the storm shifting east, Terry said.
A hurricane warning has been issued for the northwestern Bahamas.
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