Hurricane Dorian expected to strengthen to a Category 2 hurricane today
Hurricane Dorian expected to strengthen to a Category 2 hurricane today
Tropical storm Dorian before it became a hurricane over the Leeward Islands
03 September, 2019, 01:12
Hurricane Dorian approaches the coast of Florida, in this August 29, 2019 NASA handout satellite image.
Trump was set to visit Poland to participate in a World War II commemoration ceremony.
"Our highest priority is the safety and security of the people in the path of the hurricane", Mr. Trump said.
The storm is forecast to slow down as it nears Florida's coast, meaning although tropical storm-force winds will likely be felt over the weekend, landfall may not happen until Tuesday.
President Donald Trump has cancelled a trip to Poland because of the storm.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Friday night that Dorian had become an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 130 miles per hour (215 kph).
Such winds would make Dorian a Category 4 storm, the second-strongest on the Saffir-Simpson scale for measuring hurricane intensity.
An "extremely dangerous" storm is expected to reach the south east coast of the United States this weekend according to the National Hurricane Centre.
"Puerto Rico is in great shape with Hurricane Dorian taking a largely different route than anticipated", he tweeted.
The entire state of Florida is under a declaration of emergency and Governor Ron DeSantis activated 2,500 National Guard troops with another 1,500 on standby.
The center said regardless of the storm's track in the Hurricane season, heavy rains are expected in parts of the Bahamas and Florida over the weekend.
Along Florida's Atlantic coast, local governments began distributing sandbags, shoppers rushed to stock up on food, plywood and other emergency supplies at supermarkets and hardware stores, and motorists topped off their fuel tanks and filled gasoline cans.
Angela Johnson, a 39-year-old bar manager in South Florida, said: "We're anxious". Trump also says the federal government is providing resources before Hurricane Dorian hits Florida.
But Dorian spared the island largely and lashed the British and Virgin Islands instead.
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