Speed Reads

Hurricane Dorian

Dorian expected to bring dangerous winds, flooding rain to Georgia and the Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian continues to skirt the southeastern coast of the U.S., and it's now moving from northeastern Florida toward Georgia and the Carolinas.

Currently a Category 2 storm, Dorian is forecast to get very close to Charleston, and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster (R) said Wednesday that the state will "experience hurricane-force winds, in at least gusts." Low-lying regions could see flooding, and millions of people living along the hurricane's path have been told to evacuate. As of late Wednesday afternoon, Dorian is moving at 8 mph.

Officials said an 85-year-old North Carolina man died when he fell off a ladder while preparing his house for the storm. Dorian killed at least 20 people in the Bahamas, where it made landfall Sunday as a Category 5. The storm caused widespread destruction there, and the death toll is expected to rise.