HQ Coconut Grove Status: PENDING Miami-Dade Public Schools Reopening Announcement. As of now, HQ is set to reopen on Tuesday at 8am for employees that do NOT live areas under Watches & Warnings.
Secondary EOC Status: TO BE ACTIVATED AT 3PM.
At 8 a.m., the center of the hurricane was about 35 miles east of Great Abaco Island. It was moving to the west at 8 mph and its maximum sustained winds had climbed to 160 mph making it a Category 5 Hurricane. The National Hurricane Center has called a Tropical Storm Watch from Golden Beach to Deerfield Beach. Golden Beach is on the border with Broward County between NE 196th and NE 217th Streets.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles.
Dorian is forecast to continue a slower westward motion should occur for the next day or two, followed by a gradual turn toward the northwest. On this track, the core of Dorian should be near or over portions of the northwestern Bahamas later today and tonight, and should move closer to the Florida east coast late Monday through Tuesday night.