Hurricane Dorian: Millions Along East Coast Brace For Storm | TODAY


OFFICIALS ARE WARNING, THIS IS NO TIME TO LET YOUR GUARD DOWN. NO TIME TO LET YOUR GUARD DOWN. THIS MORNING, HURRICANE DORIAN THIS MORNING, HURRICANE DORIAN IS CRAWLING CLOSER TO THE U.S. IS CRAWLING CLOSER TO THE U.S. MAINLAND. MAINLAND.>>THE ANXIETY LEVELS ARE REALLY>>THE ANXIETY LEVELS ARE REALLY HIGH. HIGH.>>Reporter: LOCAL MAYORS>>Reporter: LOCAL MAYORS TELLING US RESIDENTS ARE TAKING TELLING US RESIDENTS ARE TAKING THIS MONSTER STORM SERIOUSLY. THIS MONSTER STORM SERIOUSLY.>>OUR PREPARATION HAS BEEN, I>>OUR PREPARATION HAS BEEN, I THINK, TOP NOTCH. THINK, TOP NOTCH.>>THE PEOPLE WHO WERE ADVISED>>THE PEOPLE WHO WERE ADVISED TO GET OUT OF THE EVACUATION TO GET OUT OF THE EVACUATION ZONES, BY AND LARGE, DID THEY ZONES, BY AND LARGE, DID THEY HEED THE WARNINGS? HEED THE WARNINGS?>>ALL INDICATIONS SEEM TO BE>>ALL INDICATIONS SEEM TO BE YES. YES. HOWEVER, OUR BIGGEST CONCERN AT HOWEVER, OUR BIGGEST CONCERN AT THIS POINT, SINCE THE STORM IS THIS POINT, SINCE THE STORM IS MOVING SO SLOW, IS THAT MOVING SO SLOW, IS THAT COMPLACENCY WILL SET IN. COMPLACENCY WILL SET IN.>>Reporter: IN COSTAL>>Reporter: IN COSTAL COMMUNITIES ALONG THE SOUTHEAST, COMMUNITIES ALONG THE SOUTHEAST, AN EXODUS IS UNDER WAY. AN EXODUS IS UNDER WAY.>>I’M WORRIED ABOUT THE>>I’M WORRIED ABOUT THE FLOODING AT THIS POINT. FLOODING AT THIS POINT.>>Reporter: MORE THAN A MILLION>>Reporter: MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE ON THE MOVE FROM FLORIDA PEOPLE ON THE MOVE FROM FLORIDA THROUGH GEORGIA AND SOUTH THROUGH GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA, DRIVEN BY MANDATORY CAROLINA, DRIVEN BY MANDATORY EVACUATIONS. EVACUATIONS. SAVANNAH, GEORGIA’S, MAYOR SAVANNAH, GEORGIA’S, MAYOR URGING RESIDENTS TO GO WHILE URGING RESIDENTS TO GO WHILE THEY STILL CAN. THEY STILL CAN.>>DOESN’T TAKE BUT ONE TIME TO>>DOESN’T TAKE BUT ONE TIME TO LOSE YOUR LIFE. LOSE YOUR LIFE.>>Reporter: SOUTH CAROLINA’S>>Reporter: SOUTH CAROLINA’S GOVERNOR INSISTING NO ONE SHOULD GOVERNOR INSISTING NO ONE SHOULD WAIT TO EVACUATION. WAIT TO EVACUATION.>>PREDICTIONS HAVE WIND, WATER,>>PREDICTIONS HAVE WIND, WATER, HURRICANE, GOING ONE WAY OR THE HURRICANE, GOING ONE WAY OR THE OTHER, NOBODY KNOWS. OTHER, NOBODY KNOWS. SO BE SAFE. SO BE SAFE.>>Reporter: RESIDENTS OF>>Reporter: RESIDENTS OF LOW-LYING CHARLESTON NOT TAKING LOW-LYING CHARLESTON NOT TAKING CHANCES, ALREADY BOARDING UP AND CHANCES, ALREADY BOARDING UP AND STOCKING UP ON SANDBAGS TO STOCKING UP ON SANDBAGS TO HOPEFULLY KEEP DORIAN’S EXPECTED HOPEFULLY KEEP DORIAN’S EXPECTED STORM SURGE AT BAY. STORM SURGE AT BAY. BACK IN FLORIDA, GETTING OUT BY BACK IN FLORIDA, GETTING OUT BY AIR IS GETTING HARDER. AIR IS GETTING HARDER. AIRPORTS IN FT. LAUDERDALE, WEST AIRPORTS IN FT. LAUDERDALE, WEST PALM BEACH, AND ORLANDO ALL SHUT PALM BEACH, AND ORLANDO ALL SHUT DOWN. DOWN. MORE THAN 120 SHELTERS FILLING MORE THAN 120 SHELTERS FILLING UP WITH PEOPLE WHO DECIDED IT IS UP WITH PEOPLE WHO DECIDED IT IS JUST TOO DANGEROUS TO RISK JUST TOO DANGEROUS TO RISK RIDING OUT THE POWERFUL STORM AT RIDING OUT THE POWERFUL STORM AT HOME. HOME.>>I’M MORE SCARED ABOUT THIS>>I’M MORE SCARED ABOUT THIS ONE THAN I’VE EVER BEEN ONE IN ONE THAN I’VE EVER BEEN ONE IN FLORIDA BEFORE. FLORIDA BEFORE.>>Reporter: DOZENS OF MEDICAL>>Reporter: DOZENS OF MEDICAL FACILITIES AND NURSING HOMES IN FACILITIES AND NURSING HOMES IN THE STORM ZONE RUSHING PATIENTS THE STORM ZONE RUSHING PATIENTS TO HIGHER GROUND. TO HIGHER GROUND. AND POWER CREWS ARE STAGED AND AND POWER CREWS ARE STAGED AND READY TO ROLL. READY TO ROLL. ALONG WITH 4,500 MEMBERS OF ALONG WITH 4,500 MEMBERS OF FLORIDA’S NATIONAL GUARD. FLORIDA’S NATIONAL GUARD.>>SO THIS IS A BOARD THAT’S>>SO THIS IS A BOARD THAT’S GOING TO GIVE US A LIVE FEED. GOING TO GIVE US A LIVE FEED.>>Reporter: IF THE STORM HITS>>Reporter: IF THE STORM HITS WEST PALM BEACH, NEW STATE OF WEST PALM BEACH, NEW STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY WILL PINPOINT THE ART TECHNOLOGY WILL PINPOINT WHERE HELP IS NEEDED. WHERE HELP IS NEEDED.>>THE PICTURES THEY TAKE AND>>THE PICTURES THEY TAKE AND THE INFORMATION THEY WRITE DOWN, THE INFORMATION THEY WRITE DOWN, WE’RE GOING TO GET LIVE TIME, SO

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