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Schools in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands close ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Aug 28, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Schools in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands closed Wednesday as they braced for Hurricane Dorian, a storm that threatens to wreak more havoc on the island territories that saw extensive damage from Hurricane Maria.

Dorian intensified from a tropical storm to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon as it passed over the Virgin Islands. It appeared to spare Puerto Rico on Wednesday and pelted the U.S. Virgin Islands with rain. Officials in Florida were also watching the storm closely, but no ...