ACCUWHEATHER: State of Emergency declared in 4 states; Dorian makes landfall in Bahamas as Category 5. 

Dorian to unload feet of rain, trigger major flooding in southeastern US 
Floridians flock to stores, begin preparations for Dorian as governor declares state of emergency 
Dorian is rapidly intensifying, and meteorologists can tell just by this photo

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and urges South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Dorian impacting the state.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper also declared a state of emergency due to the possible impacts from Hurricane Dorian on transportation rules, according to a news release.

“Due to the approach of Hurricane Dorian, the Governor has declared a state of emergency for North Carolina,” the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said in a tweet. “This includes the suspension of certain weighing requirements for livestock trucks and maximum hours for truck drivers.”


 

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