Hurricane Dorian is a 2019 tropical cyclone. The storm hit the British and United States Virgin Islands and nearly hit Puerto Rico. The fourth named storm, second hurricane, and a first major hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season.
On August 30, Dorian became a first major hurricane of the season, and then became a Category 4 hurricane from a Category 2 in 9 hours. Dorian later became a Category 5. The storm was the second most-intense storm to strike anywhere in the Atlantic basin.