Sept 3 – 5 p.m.: Journalists still wait along Georgia & South Carolina coasts for Dorian

Locals are enjoying a day on the beach at Tybee Island, Ga. before Hurricane Dorian heads north to the Georgia coast. Hurricane winds and tidal surges are expected to hit Tybee Island later this week. Flickr photo

Staff Reports | SizingUpTheSouth.com

After hovering over the Bahamas for more than 48 hours, Hurricane Dorian is slowing starting to more north away from the islands. Good Morning America’s reporters bring the latest from Florida with warnings of storm surge and for people to stay away from the beach.

Ginger Lee, Chief Meteorologist, ABC News and Good Morning America

Rob Marciano, Meteorologist and Reporter, Good Morning American, ABC News

South Carolina’s journalists will be facing, along with residents on the southeastern U.S. coast, up to 10 inch storm surges into the Charleston, SC area starting on Wednesday. In Georgia, one family is looking for a love one who is missing in the Bahamas, and the beaches in both Georgia and South Carolina will be greatly impacted. See the reports below.

Mary Katherine Wildeman, Health and Tech Reporter, and Bo Petersen Science and Environment Reporter, The Charleston Post & Courier, South Carolin, “Parts of SC under hurricane warning as Dorian grows in size but winds slow to Category 2

Bo Peterson talks about how the Charleston Post & Journal gets ready for a hurricane. Video via Post & Journal

Emily Williams, Business Reporter, The Charleston Post & Courier, South Carolina, “Charleston-area business, school, government closings ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

John Pacenti, Palm Beach Post Reporter for the Savannah Morning News, Georgia, DORIAN: Frantic for news from Bahamas, relatives turn to social media in desperation

Chris Jose, WSB-TV Cobb County Bureau Chief, Georgia, Evacuations continue as Georgia coast makes final preparations for Dorian

Taylor Cooper, County Government Reporter, The Brunswick News, Georgia, forecasts little change in Hurricane Dorian

Cory Reppenhagen, Meteorologist, First Coast News, Florida, 4 factors weakening Hurricane Dorian

Roger Simmons, Managing Editor, Orlando Sentinel, This is the one and only Hurricane Dorian – there likely won’t ever be a second

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