Tracking Dorian: Southeast Virginia blasted with wind, rain, surge, but not much in Richmond

Tracking Dorian: Tropical Storm Warnings up for Eastern Virginia Friday

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Dorian officially made landfall on the Outer Banks at 8:35 a.m. Friday morning according to the National Hurricane Center with sustained winds at 90mph.

Here is the latest information from the NHC:

Hurricane Dorian is picking up speed as it moves away from Virginia.
Hurricane Dorian is picking up speed as it moves away from Virginia.

The storm is moving to the northeast at 17 mph with the center of the storm moving out to sea.

Wind gusts reached above 30 mph at RIC but the gusts did not exceed 40 mph as most of the forecast model guidance had been showing was possible.

This resulted in very few power outages in the Richmond area.

There was also minimal rain in the Richmond metro area from Dorian.

Dorian will continue to race northeastward bringing wind and rain to Cape Cod, Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dorian will pass southeast of Cape Cod before potentially making landfall in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Dorian will pass southeast of Cape Cod before potentially making landfall in Nova Scotia, Canada.

VIEW: National Weather Service Wakefield’s Hurricane Dorian Wednesday briefing on impacts in Virginia.

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