Journalists track and monitor natural disasters to inform people whose life might be in danger, all while sacrificing their own well-being.
Journalists find that most citizens asked to evacuate adhere to mandatory evacuations, however, a small number of citizens stay and brave the storm for various reasons.
The oldest city in America, St. Augustine, Fla. is facing over 40 mph winds but might still see storm surges this evening.
After hovering over the Bahamas for more than 48 hours, Hurricane Dorian is slowing starting to more north away from the islands.
Here are some reports from various journalists, both print, online and broadcast are covering at noon today:
The Miami Herald is continuously updating an article online on the progression of Hurricane Dorian’s path as it hits Florida landfall and leaves behind the destruction in the Bahamas when Dorian was a Category 5 storm and stalled over the islands for days.
Meteorologists are critical resources for journalists and are part of weather news teams as they continue analyze the storm’s data and provide breaking news on what might be the strongest hurricane in Atlantic history: Hurricane Dorian.
Jenise Fernandez, anchor and news reporter from WPLG Local 10News.com, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, along with her photographer, has viewed “astonishing” damage after they withdrew from a hotel’s bunker room during the arrival of Hurricane Dorian’s eye in Marsh Harbor in the Bahamas.
The Savannah Morning News and two WSAV-TV members, as well as many other journalists, are watching and reporting as Dorian creeps toward the Georgia’s Coastal Empire and lowcountry.
Major newspapers on the Florida’s east coast and the low country of Georgia and South Carolina coast drop their paywalls.