From the National Hurricane Center
This is a life-threatening situation. Residents in the Abacos should continue to stay in their shelter as the northern eyewall of Dorian remains over the northern portion of the island. Residents in eastern Grand Bahama are experiencing the western portion of the eyewall. Do not leave your shelter as the eye passes over, as winds will rapidly increase on the other side of the eye. Conditions will continue to deteriorate over the remainder of Grand Bahama Island tonight. Hazards: - Wind Gusts over 220 mph - Storm Surge 18 to 23 feet above normal tide levels with higher destructive waves These hazards will cause extreme destruction in the affected areas and will continue for several hours.