The brewing storm system also may move across the Gulf of Mexico, he said, possibly impacting coastal areas from the Florida Panhandle to Texas.
'I’m upset, but it’s gone,' one resident said, her voice trembling. 'I don’t imagine at this point that I could come back if I wanted to.'
Police said that someone decided to drive the Jeep out on the beach and see how far they could take it, but ended up getting stuck.
Tropical Storm Gabrielle is far out in the Atlantic Ocean and poses no threat to land. It is expected to remain a tropical storm on a track far from North America.
Hurricane Dorian pulverized the northern Bahamas for two days, hurling catastrophic winds and relentless rain. It was the strongest storm ever to make landfall in the island nation.
The hurricane was bringing winds, rain and the threat of storm surges from Florida to North Carolina as the Bahamas begin to asses storm devastation.
'You can feel the power of the storm when you stare into its eye from above,' Hague wrote in the post. 'Stay safe everyone!'
The Walt Disney Company is donating more than $1 million to the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The donation has been led by the Disney Cruise Line, which has several ties to the area.
As Hurricane Dorian ravaged Freeport, the main city on Grand Bahama, fisherman Howard Armstrong had to watch helplessly as his wife died in the rising flood that claimed their home.
Dorian's 1-mile-per-hour slog across the Bahamas could become more commonplace. Hurricane speeds have been slowing about 10 percent on average, one study found.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that two large suspension bridges on the Georgia coast will close Tuesday night in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian.
The deaths occurred in the Abaco Islands, which has felt the brunt of the punishing conditions that have continued to shred homes and flood low-lying islands.
At least five people were killed in the Bahamas, and the prime minister called the destruction a "historic tragedy."
McKamey Animal Center is joining in aid efforts ahead of Hurricane Dorian. They brought in their first group of animals, 29 dogs and 8 cats, from a Georgia shelter on Sunday.
The American Red Cross says 19 million people live in areas across Florida, Georgia and South Carolina that could be impacted by the storm in the upcoming days.
Hurricane Dorian -- the strongest storm anywhere on the planet this year -- left "catastrophic damage" in its wake as it made its way across the Bahamas on Sunday.
'We know we can't make everybody happy, but we believe we can keep everyone alive,' South Carolina's governor says of mandatory evacuations.
Senior Lexie Kyriakidis evacuated after Jacksonville University canceled classes for the beginning of the week with the hurricane set to make landfall Tuesday.
'It is not very often that we measure such strong winds,' forecasters said as Dorian threatened to linger for days before heading for the U.S. East Coast.
Volunteers with the local American Red Cross chapter have deployed to Florida to help once Hurricane Dorian makes landfall.
A Puerto Rico man died after he fell from a ladder while preparing his home for Hurricane Dorian, police said. Florida's declared a state of emergency.
Dorian could become a Category 1 hurricane when it reaches the island, which is still recovering from Hurricane Maria that killed almost 3,000 people.
Dorian's path could shift markedly, but forecast maps suggest it will be a Category 1 hurricane when it approaches the island midweek.
There’s a lot of challenge still in trying to communicate how flooding is going to evolve in ways that people can understand and relate to it,' one expert said.