NWS Lake Charles tropical update 10 a.m. 9.3.19
Dorian has weakened to a Category 3 hurricane over the last 24 hours as it slowly moves northwest of the Bahamas. The latest forecasts have Dorian remaining a major hurricane through Wednesday before weakening. It is expected to move up the Atlantic coast from Florida through the Carolinas over the next several days. For coastal areas along its path, Dorian is expected to cause damaging winds and major storm surge. It is not expected to impact our area.