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The Latest: Dorian expected to weaken before Canada landfall


September 8, 2019

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

Weather forecasters in Canada say Hurricane Dorian is expected to lose strength when it makes landfall near Halifax.

Dorian strengthened Saturday to a Category 2 storm with 100 mph (155 kph) winds, up from 85 mph (140 kph), a strengthening that raised it from a Category 1 to a Category 2 storm.

Canadian Hurricane Centre meteorologist Ian Hubbard told The Associated Press that Dorian is expected to weaken and make landfall near Halifax, Nova Scotia, as a Category 1 hurricane.

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