LIVE UPDATES: Dorian regains strength, now Cat. 3 storm

Dorian regains strength, now Cat. 3 storm

SAVANNAH, Ga. — As of Tuesday night, Hurricane Dorian regained strength as a Category 3 storm.

Severe Weather Team 2 said Wednesday would be the greatest day for Dorian's impacts on Georgia, but the core of the hurricane has, so far, stayed well offshore. The primary threats are flooding, power outages and falling trees.

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A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the entire Georgia coast.

Severe Weather Team 2 is tracking Dorian and the tropical storm conditions Georgia coast will feel, on Channel 2 Action News.

LIVE UPDATES:

10:59 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian has regained its strength and is now a Category 3 storm.

8:52 p.m.

Hurricane Dorian appears to be gaining steam. The hurricane could become a Category 3 storm again.

8:40 p.m.

7:02 p.m.

5:05 p.m.

Dorian's winds have intensified slightly.

5:00 p.m. 

3:57 p.m.

Severe Weather Team 2 meteorologist Brad Nitz gives detailed look at the latest storm surge flood forecast.

2:45 p.m.

GEMA says about 5,600 people are currently in evacuation shelters

2 p.m.

Our crews along the coast are starting to see deteriorating conditions.

1:30 p.m.

Tropical Storm force winds with gusts of 40 mph hitting parts of the Georgia coast.

1:00 p.m.

Governor Kemp holds news conference with state and federal officials as Hurricane Dorian moves along the Georgia coast.

12:45 p.m.

Here are the potential storm surge totals coastal counties could see over the next 48 hours.

12:00 p.m.

A news conference with Gov. Brian Kemp and FEMA officials has been pushed back to 1 p.m. We'll be streaming the news conference live on WSBTV.com and our WSB-TV app.

11:19 a.m.

Right now, heavy rain and tropical storm force wind gusts are hitting the Georgia coast. Here is the latest information from the 11 a.m. advisory:

11:12 a.m.

The tropical storm force winds are expected for the rest of the day.

9:05 a.m.

8:44 a.m.

Here is the updated map of Georgia counties that are under a State of Emergency.

7:37 a.m.

Tropical storm force wind is starting to hit Brunswick:

6:55 a.m.

A big concern with Dorian? The storm surge threat. It's possible some areas could see 3 to 6 feet.

6:10 a.m.

Channel 2's Tony Thomas is live in St. Simons Island where he is starting to see bands of Dorian move in.

5:51 a.m.

Gov. Brian Kemp announced he is expanding the state of emergency to include 9 new counties: Appling, Bacon, Bulloch, Clinch, Echols, Evans, Screven, Tattnall & Ware

5:35 a.m.

Georgia coast is now feeling the effects from Dorian.

5:13 a.m.

Walls is breaking down the latest path expected for Hurricane Dorian over the next 36 hours.

5 a.m.

The latest advisory shows Dorian moving NNW at 8 mph with wind at 105 mph and 125 wind gusts.

4:51 a.m.

4:36 a.m.

Walls says storm surge and strong rip currents are among the main concerns for southeast Georgia.

4:34 a.m.

A tropical storm warning remains in effect Wednesday for the Georgia coast.

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