Hurricane Dorian, which strengthened to a Category 4 storm, is packing maximum sustained winds of 140 mph with higher gusts. More than 20 million Americans could feel the storm’s impact. Preparations are under way to prepare for the massive storm. Hurricane conditions are expected in the Bahamas by Sunday. Storm surges there could raise water levels 15-feet above normal. As of 11 a.m. EDT on Saturday, Dorian’s center was some 260 miles east of the northwestern Bahamas and about 450 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm is moving west-northwest at about 12 mph. New forecasts say Dorian could spare Florida from a direct hit, but still bring life-threatening storm surge and winds to coastal communities. The storm is now expected to make landfall over North and South Carolina on Wednesday or Thursday of next week. While Hurricane Dorian makes its way toward the Florida coast, not everyone is fleeing the fierce storm. Commander Rebecca Waddington, Lieutenant Lindsey Norman and Captain Kristie Twining flew into the eye of the storm this week. Their hurricane hunter aircraft collects data for NOAA, which helps forecasters predict where th...