Hurricane Dorian was getting stronger as it set its sights on the U.S. mainland early Thursday, churning over open waters. "Strengthening is forecast during the next few days, and Dorian is expected to become a major hurricane on Friday," the National Hurricane Center said.
Dorian became a Category 1 hurricane just before making landfall on the U.S. Virgin Islands Wednesday, causing power outages and minor flooding. Puerto Rico avoided a direct hit, dodging a bullet.
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