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ATLANTIC OCEAN - AUGUST 30: In this NOAA GOES-East satellite image, Hurricane Dorian, now a Cat. 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, gains strength as it tracks towards the Florida coast taken at 13:40Z August 30, 2019 in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the National Hurricane Center Dorian is predicted to hit Florida as a Category 4 storm over the Labor Day weekend. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Millions of people are boarding up and evacuating as Hurricane Dorian continues to move northwest toward the Carolina coast Wednesday morning.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the center of Dorian, which is now a Category 2 hurricane with 105 mph winds, will move near or over the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina Thursday through Friday morning.

As of 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dorian continues to lash the east coast of central Florida. The core of the hurricane is moving nearly parallel to the east coast of central Florida.

Hurricane Dorian is moving nearly parallel to the Florida coastline as it moves north-northwest at 8 mph. Despite its slow movement to the north, this is the fastest the storm has moved in more than a day.

“The eyewall of Dorian continues to move away from Grand Bahama Island. Dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge will continue over that island through this evening,” the National Hurricane Center said.

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