Sept. 4: Dorian starting to make impact up Atlantic coast

Photo above: Is the shellfish harvest in jeopardy because of Hurricane Dorian?

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The oldest city in America, St. Augustine, Fla. is facing over 40 mph winds but might still see storm surges this evening, while Charleston, SC could see up to 10-fee storm early Thursday morning. Known for its restaurants and tourism, many of Charleston’s eating establishments are boarding up while other will remain open. What about the shellfish harvest in the Atlantic in 2019 near Brunswick, Ga? Read what reporters who are covering Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday afternoon.

Mark Strassmann, CBS News Correspondent, VIDEO above.

Bo Petersen, Science and Environment Reporter, and Tony Bartelme , Projects Reporter, Charleston Post & Courier, “As Dorian moves faster north, SC already seeing flooding, expected to worsen this afternoon.”

Kalyn Oyer, Arts & Entertainment Reporter, Charleston Post & Courier, “Many Charleston restaurants and bars are weathering Hurricane Dorian, but these are closed.”

Jan Skutch, Senior Reporter, Savannah Morning News, “Savannah homeless advocate works to get homeless to safe havens ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Graham Cawthon, Digital Media Manager, WJCL-TV, “Gov. Brian Kemp expands State of Emergency to include 9 Georgia counties.”

Wes Wolfe, Reporter, The Brunswick News, “Shellfish closure goes into effect ahead of Dorian.”

Jamel Lanee’, News Reporter, WFLA-TV, “Donations, supplies for the Bahamas pour into Tampa Bay relief centers

Richard Tribou, Senior/Travel Editor, Orlando Sentinel, “Orlando Sentinel Now on Hurricane Dorian’s effects in Orlando, probe finds Orange deputy supplied cocaine, and Blue Star’s Venue closing.”

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