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Hurricane Fiona lashing Dominican Republic with heavy rain, high winds

MIAMI – Hurricane Fiona made landfall Monday round 3:30 a.m. alongside the jap coast of the Dominican Republic close to Boca de Yuma with most sustained winds of 90 miles per hour.

As of the 5 a.m. advisory, Hurricane Fiona was transferring to the northwest at 8 miles per hour. Hurricane circumstances are spreading throughout parts of the Dominican Republic. Heavy rain and catastrophic flooding proceed throughout a lot of Puerto Rico.

Fiona is forecast to maneuver northwest and develop into a Category 2 earlier than it strikes close to or over elements of the Turks and Caicos. Fiona is then anticipated to strengthen into a serious Category 3 Hurricane by midweek because it strikes north after which northeastward in the direction of or close to Bermuda.

A Hurricane Warning is in impact for the coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Caucedo to Cabo Frances Viejo and Turks and Caicos. A Hurricane Watch is in impact for the north coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Frances Viejo westward to Puerto Plata.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in impact for Puerto Rico, the north coast of the Dominican Republic from Cabo Frances Viejo westward to Puerto Plata and the SE Bahamas. A Tropical Storm Watch is in impact for the South coast of the Dominican Republic west of Cabo Caucedo to Barahona.

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