Hurricane Dorian has been threatening the US East Coast several days now. Over the weekend, Dorian moved from category 3, to 4, then to 5. Currently, categorized as a 3 and passing over the Bahamas.
Dorian’s track is forecasted up the east coast, potentially holding 50-75 miles off the coast. Storm surges and high winds are expected as it moves north. Terminals in the southeast are taking precautions, below is a list of current activity and surrounding areas status.
Port of Miami – Closed, no evacuations orders
Port of Jacksonville – Closed, partial evacuations ordered
Port of Savannah – Closed Tuesday/Wednesday, Evacuations ordered for surrounding counties
Port of Charleston – open Tuesday, closed Wed-Thur, evacuations ordered
Port of Wilmington – Open with extended hours, anticipated closure beginning Wednesday, no evacuation ordered currently
Port of Norfolk – Open, no evacuations ordered currently