HURRICANE DORIAN: CBS47/FOX30 Action News Jax, Afternoon newscast, 9/3/19


ACTION NEWS JAX SPECIAL COVERAGE TRACKING DORIAN. >>HURRICANE DORIAN FINALLY STARTED TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE BAHAMAS. THIS IS THE LATEST TRACT. WE’VE GOT YOU INFORMATION RELEASED WITHIN THE LAST FEW MINUTES. THE STORM HAS BEEN BASICALLY STATIONARY LAST 24 HOURS OVER THE BAHAMAS, JUST SLAMMING THE ISLANDS THERE AS THE OUTER BANDS ARE STILL HITTING THE ISLANDS. >>BRAND-NEW VIDEO FROM THE BAHAMAS SHOWING THE DEVASTATION. TODAY A PILOT FLEW OVER MARSH HARBOR SHOWING NEARLY THE ENTIRE ISLAND UNDERWATER AND ONE AIRPORT IS UNDER THREE FEET OF WATER AND TWO OTHERS ARE DESTROYED. A LIVE LOOK FROM DAYTONA BEACH AT THE CONDITIONS THERE. YOU CAN SEE THE ROUGH SURF ALONG THE SHORE AND NOT MANY PEOPLE OUT. I’M TENIKKA USE. >>> I’M JOHN BACHMAN. LET’S YOU GOT , LET’S GET YOU CAUGHT UP ON THE LATEST. HURRICANE DORIAN REMAINS CATEGORY 2 WITH WIND AT 110 MILES AN HOUR MOVING AT 5 MILES AN HOUR, SPEEDING ALONG TO COMPARED TO WHAT IT WAS. TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT LOCALLY. >>LIVE TEAM COVERAGE IN GEORGE AND DOWN THE COAST AND WE AGAIN WITH MIKE BURESH AND COREY SIMMA AT THE WEATHER CENTER. >>>YES, WE CONTINUE TO TRACK DORIAN MAKING ITS MOVE TO THE NORTH AND NORTHWEST. WE WILL DISSECT THIS FOR YOU. THE IMPACT AND MY WHY IT IS NOT GOING TO DO THIS IN SOME CASES AND FINALLY IT IS MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 MILES AN HOUR. IT HAS BEEN STUCK 36 HOURS SO IT’S STARTING TO DO WHAT IT IS SUPPOSED TO DO WITH MOVEMENT TO THE NORTHWEST. LET’S TAKE IT FULL NOW AND YOU CAN SEE WITH THIS SPIN WE ARE GETTING STILL A WIDE AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND STORMS. ONE THING TO NOTE ON THE WEST EDGE IS, SEE HOW IT IS NO LONGER GETTING A PERFECT CIRCLE — CUT OFF TOWARD THE COAST — DRY AIR FROM FLORIDA. THAT WILL CONTINUE TO EAT AWAY ON THE WEST SIDE WHICH IS CRITICAL IN THE FORECAST BECAUSE WE WILL BE ON THE WEST SIDE. WE HAVE LOST A PERFECT EYE AND THAT’S GOOD NEWS. THIS IS INDICATING THAT THE STORM WILL NOT BE AS POWERFUL HOWEVER CATEGORY 2 IS STILL SIGNIFICANT BECAUSE THIS HURRICANE HAS BEEN SO EXTREME THE LAST SEVERAL DAYS. THE ROUGH SEAS WILL REACH OUR COAST EARLIER THAN NORMAL AND WILL BE LARGER AND HIGHER OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. MORE THAN WHAT YOU WOULD EXPECT WITH A STORM THAT IS A CATEGORY 2. THE STORM CONTINUES TO TAKE IT TO THE EAST. DON’T GET CAUGHT UP ON THE CONE SHOWING THE FORECAST. IT DOESN’T SHOW WHERE THERE WILL BE POTENTIAL DAMAGE FROM THE HURRICANE. THAT WILL BE WIDER BECAUSE THE TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINS EXTEND 150 MILES AWAY FROM THE SENDER. IT STARTS TO PICK UP SPEED WITH FORWARD MOTION AND THAT IS GOOD NEWS. IT WON’T LINGER LIKE IT DID OVER THE BAHAMAS. BY 8:00 TOMORROW AFTERNOON IT WILL PASS JACKSONVILLE TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST PUSHING TO THE NORTHEAST AT LEAST 100 MILES EAST OF OUR COASTLINE. THAT MEANS BY 8:00 OR 9:00 P.M. TOMORROW THE WIND WILL BEGIN TO DIE DOWN AND WE WILL SEE LESS RAINFALL AND THE IMPACT WILL DECREASE. SPEAKING OF WHICH, THE HIGH RECURRENT AND HIGH TIDES WITH WIND AT THE COAST AND IT WILL BE BREEZY INLAND AND THERE WILL BE ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS AND TORNADO, OF WHICH WE MAY ALREADY SEE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. THE DOPPLER HD SHOWING NUMEROUS BANDS OF SHOWERS AND IF USED THUNDERSTORMS AND MANY HAVE PRODUCED 40-50 MILE AN HOUR WIND GUSTS WITH DRIVING RAIN. THESE COULD PRODUCE ISOLATED TORNADOES AND WATERSPOUTS. WE HAVE A BREAK IN THE METRO AREA RIGHT NOW. HEAVIER SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE QUICKLY MOVING ALL. A LITTLE SHOWER PASSING I-95 SOUTHEAST OF DOWNTOWN. OTHERWISE REALLY DRIVE FOR THE MOMENT. CHECK OUT THIS BAND. THE BAND TO THE SOUTH. THIS IS A TRUE OUTER BAND OF DORIAN. IT IS RACING ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF ST. JOHNS COUNTY MOVING TO THE SOUTHWEST AT 40 TO 45 MILES AN HOUR. WE WILL HAVE TO WIDEN THIS VIEW TO SHOW YOU A BETTER SHOT WHERE THIS IS HEADING INTO PUTNAM COUNTY SOUTH OF SAINT AUGUSTINE. IT WILL HEAD SOUTHWEST INTO PUTNAM COUNTY AND AS IT DOES THE POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING WIND , HASTINGS AT 3:07 ENDPOINT PLEASANT AT 3:29. ADDITIONAL HEAVY BANDS OFFSHORE IN ST. JOHNS COUNTY THAT WILL MOVE IN AS YOU CAN SEE HERE AND WE WILL HAVE TO WATCH THIS CAREFULLY, NOT ONLY FOR HIGH WIND BUT HEAVY RAIN AND AN ISOLATED WATERSPOUT AND TORNADO THREAT. >>NOW BACK TO DORIAN TONIGHT AND TOMORROW THERE WILL BE A WINDOW HERE EARLY TOMORROW MORNING THROUGH TOMORROW EVENING WHERE WE WILL HAVE TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS IN MANY SPOTS ALONG THE COAST. THAT INCLUDES AS FAR INLAND AS DOWNTOWN AND ESPECIALLY ALONG THE ST. JOHNS RIVER AND ITS CARRIES AND JAX BEACH AND FERNANDINA BEACH. ALL OF THE COASTAL AREAS WILL HAVE AT LEAST TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS THROUGH THE DAY TOMORROW. SUSTAINED WINDS AND BORDERLINE AT THE BEACH IS. THERE WILL NOT BE SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINS 39 MILES AN HOUR OR GREATER INSULIN. THERE WILL NOT BE SUSTAINED WINDS OF THAT MAGNITUDE IN DOWNTOWN JACKSONVILLE. GUSTS, YES. HERE IS HOW LONG THE WIND WILL LAST. IN DOWNTOWN JACKSONVILLE THE GUSTS AT 11 AM TOMORROW MORNING AND AT 6 PM. IT WILL DIMINISH. AT JAX BEACH POTENTIAL TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINS FOR 12 HOURS. SAINT AUGUSTINE 4 AM UNTIL 6 PM. IT WILL BE THE STRONGEST WINDS. FERNANDINA BEACH FROM 7 AM UNTIL 10 PM AND BRUNSWICK WILL HAVE 12 HOURS OF POTENTIAL TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINS FROM NOON UNTIL MIDNIGHT. IN SUMMARY, HURRICANE DORIAN FINALLY ON THE MOVE. IT WILL LICK CELEBRATE 100 MILES OFF THE COAST AS IT MOVES BY TOMORROW INTO TOMORROW EVENING. THIS IS A BEACH BATTERY, ROUGH ON THE BEACHES AND HIGH SEAS WITH POTENTIAL FOR 20 FOOT BREAKERS AT THE COASTLINE AND BEACHES WITH SIGNIFICANT SERIOUS AND PERHAPS SEVERE EROSION. THE LAST THING THAT AREA NEEDS CONSIDERING WHAT HAS HAPPENED THE LAST FEW YEARS. IN NOT MUCH OF A STORY, HONESTLY, INLAND TO THE WEST. WE HAVE TO WATCH CAREFULLY FOR ISOLATED WATER SPORTS AND, WATERSPOUTS AND TORNADOES. WE WILL BE BACK WITH A COMPLETE UPDATE ON DORIAN AND SOME OF THE LOCAL IMPACT AND WE WILL BREAK IT DOWN FOR YOU AREA BY AREA AND COUNTY BY COUNTY AND HOUR BY HOUR IN THE FIRST ALERT FORECAST. >>THEY HAVE US COVERED.>>>A LIVE LOOK NOW AT JACKSONVILLE BEACH. YOU CAN SEE THE ROUGH SURF AND RIP CURRENT ALONG THE WATER’S EDGE. YOU CAN SEE THE DOUBLE RED FLAGS OUT THERE. BEN BECKER PICKS UP TEAM COVERAGE LIVE ALONG THE SHORELINE. BEEN, YOU HAVE BEEN TALKING TO THE PEOPLE COMING TO SEE THIS. >>Reporter: TENIKKA, A WILD DAY WITH SUNNY AND DOWNPOURS AND SUNNY AND DOWNPOURS AND SUNNY AGAIN. HERE ARE THE RED FLAGS BEHIND ME. THAT MEANS STAY OUT OF THE WATER. THIS HAS KEPT PEOPLE FROM GOING INTO THE WATER. WE HAD SOME SURFERS GOING IN THERE. THAT’S WHAT THEY LIKE TO DO. I WANT TO SHOW YOU THIS. BEHIND ME THE CITY HAS PUT SOME SAND HERE. TWO REASONS — ONE, TO KEEP THE WATER FROM COMING THROUGH IN CASE THE WATER COMES THIS WAY AND ANOTHER IS TO KEEP PEOPLE FROM GOING DOWN THE BEACH. IT HASN’T DONE SO WELL. IS A PATH AND SOME PEOPLE ARE READY TO COME ON THROUGH AND THEY ARE HAVING A GOOD TIME GOING TO THE BEACH TO SEE THIS FOR THEMSELVES. I GOT MIKE HERE. YOU HAVEN’T GONE DOWN THERE. YOU BROUGHT YOUR FAMILY TO CHECK THINGS OUT. >>IT LOOKS PRETTY GOOD. THE WAVES ARE AMAZING, HITTING THE BOTTOM OF THE PEER. >>ARE YOU A FISHERMAN? >>NO. >>HAVE YOU BEEN HERE BEFORE? >>NOT TODAY. >>IN THE PAST? >>YES. >>ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT WHAT COULD HAPPEN? >>WORRIED X NOT SO MUCH. WHEN WE SAW MATTHEW AND IRMA COME THROUGH WE SAW THE WATER COME UP TO FIRST STREET. I KNOW THIS IS A MORE POWERFUL STORM BUT I’M NOT TOO WORRIED. >>Reporter: YOU SHOULD WATCH MIKE BURESH. YOU ARE CALM. THAT IS WHAT HE IS PREACHING. LOOK BEHIND ME AND YOU CAN SEE OCEAN RESCUE OUT HERE MAKING ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE PEOPLE IN THE WATER — YOU ARE SEEING IT LIVE HERE ON CBS47. THEY ARE TELLING PEOPLE TO GET OUT OF THE WATER. THEY DON’T BELONG THERE. THAT IS BECAUSE OF THE DOUBLE RED FLAGS POSTED SINCE YESTERDAY. NOT ONLY ASKING YOU DEMANDING THAT YOU STAY OUT OF THE WATER. THAT IS THE WARNING. IF YOU PLAN TO COME OUT HERE, DON’T GO IN THE WATER AND YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE ON THE BEACH BECAUSE OF THE MANDATORY EVACUATION BUT AS I MENTIONED, THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE CHECKING THINGS OUT. REPORTING LIVE AT JACKSONVILLE BEACH, BEN BECKER. CBS47 ACTION NEWS JAX. >>> BRIDGETTE MATTER IS IN SAINT AUGUSTINE MONITORING THE HIGH TIDES THAT WERE HITTING THEIR PEAK AT NOON TODAY. >>>>Reporter: WE HAVE SEEN A LOT OF PEOPLE ON THE BEACH, SOME PEOPLE IN THE WATER. ONE THING WE NOTICED IS A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF BEACH EROSION WITHOUT THE STORE HERE YET. HOW MUCH THE WAVES HAVE ERODED THIS BEACH. TODAY DOZENS PLOT TO SAINT AUGUSTINE TO SEE THE WAVES AND SOME GOT INTO THE WATER INCLUDING CHILDREN. >>I THINK THE PEOPLE IN THE WATER ARE OUT OF THEIR MINDS. >>Reporter: THE CONDITIONS ARE DANGEROUS AS DORIAN MAKES ITS WAY TO THE EAST COAST. >>IT’S BEAUTIFUL. ISRAEL. I WOULDN’T BE IN IT. I JUST WANT TO LOOK AT IT. >>Reporter: THE WAVES WERE HIGH AND THERE WAS A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF EROSION AND SEAFOAM. PEOPLE WANTED TO COME BEFORE THE CONDITIONS WERE TOO DANGEROUS. >>WE HAVE BEEN PREPARED AND THE NEWS HAS DONE A GOOD JOB KEEPING PEOPLE UP-TO-DATE. >>Reporter: CONDITIONS MAY BE APPEALING TO SURFERS BUT IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. FOR NOW AT SAINT AUGUSTINE BEACH, FOX30 ACTION NEWS JAX. >>>HEADING NORTH TO AMBER KRYCKA IN GLENN COUNTY. >>> THESE FAMILIES ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE STORM SURGE. >>Reporter: THIS IS WHY THEY ARE CONCERNED. THIS IS THE HIGH TIDE. YOU CAN SEE HOW HIGH THE WATER IS. YOU CAN SEE HOW HIGH THE WATER IS GETTING, UP TO THE STAIRS. TAKE A LOOK AND YOU CAN SEE HOW MUCH WATER IS SPLASHING ON THE ROCKS. YOU CAN SEE HOW CLOSE THESE HOMES ARE AS WELL. WE TALKED TO A GUY LIVING DOWN THE ROAD AND HE SAID DURING HURRICANE IRMA THE WATER CAME INTO THE STREET INTO HIS HOME AND HE HAD TWO FEET OF WATER IN HIS HOME. HE WAS BOARDING UP HIS HOUSE. HE SAID HE WAS MAKING LAST- MINUTE OPERATIONS. HE SAID HE IS OPTIMISTIC BUT HE IS CONCERNED BECAUSE HE KNOWS WHAT THIS AREA CAN DO WITH JUST SOME RAIN WITH FLOODING ISSUES ON THE ISLAND. REPORTING, BACK TO YOU.>>>FIRST ALERT CHIEF METEOROLOGIST MIKE BURESH WITH HURRICANE DORIAN STILL FAR AWAY BUT OUT AHEAD TO THE NORTH AND WEST THERE ARE BANDS OF HEAVY RAIN AND STORMS AND SOME COULD BECOME SEVERE. WE WILL CHECK THE LOCAL STORMS AND DORIAN AND ITS IMPACT AND HOW LONG IT WILL LAST IN IN THE FORECAST IN MINUTES.>>>PLUS, TEAM COVERAGE CONTINUES IN ORLANDO WHERE THE AIRPORT WAS SHUT DOWN AHEAD OF THE STORM. >>>THIS IS SOME OF THE DESTRUCTION DORIAN HAS CAUSED IN THE BAHAMAS. PICTURES FROM A COAST GUARD PLANE. YOU CAN SEE DOZENS OF BOATS TOSSED ONTO THE LAND. OU

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