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USA baby born during Hurricane Dorian was named after the storm

03:00  05 september  2019
03:00  05 september  2019 Source:   cnn.com

Hurricane Dorian: Florida forecast to get Category 4 Labor Day storm

Hurricane Dorian: Florida forecast to get Category 4 Labor Day storm Hurricane Dorian became a Category 4 major hurricane Friday before its predicted landfall Monday along Florida's east coast, forecasters say. Hurricane warnings were put in place in the northwestern Bahamas as Dorian approached the island nation. A direct hit in the Bahamas is likely on Sunday into Monday. The storm was slowly turning west on Friday as it makes it way back toward land and is expected to strengthen in the coming days, the National Hurricane Center said. Dorian is forecast slam the southeastern United States as a possible Category 4 storm.

Hurricanes are usually known for their destruction, but for one family in DeLand, Florida, Hurricane Dorian brought a new life.

Hurricane Dorian wasn't the only thing one Florida family was waiting on: The family welcomed a baby boy during the storm at AdventHealth DeLand on Monday. With their son's arrival during the storm , Kay Lisa McCloud and Anthony Davis decided to name him after Hurricane Dorian .

A baby born during Hurricane Dorian was named after the storm© AdventHealth DeLand Baby Tadashi Dorian Davis came into the world during the storm so his parents named him after it.

Hurricanes are usually known for their destruction, but for one family in DeLand, Florida, Hurricane Dorian brought a new life.

Kay Lisa McCloud and Anthony Davis welcomed their new baby boy into the world on September 2 at AdventHealth DeLand, just as Hurricane Dorian set its sights on the Florida coast.

A baby born during Hurricane Dorian was named after the storm© AdventHealth DeLand Baby Tadashi Dorian Davis

He arrived 12 days early and weighed in at 4 pounds and 8 ounces, according to the hospital.

"I was hoping he would wait until after the hurricane!" McCloud said in a statement. "This is a storm I definitely won't forget."

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Hurricane Dorian wasn't the only thing one DeLand family was waiting on: The family welcomed a baby boy during the storm at AdventHealth DeLand on Monday. With their son's arrival during the storm , Kay Lisa McCloud and Anthony Davis decided to name him after Hurricane Dorian .

Baby Tadashi Dorian Davis came into the world during the storm so his parents named him after it. Kay Lisa McCloud and Anthony Davis welcomed their new baby boy into the world on September 2 at AdventHealth DeLand in DeLand, Florida, just as Hurricane Dorian set its sights on the Florida


And so in honor of his untimely arrival during the storm, they decided to name him Tadashi Dorian Davis -- a storm they'll always remember.

The new family of three returned home Wednesday to a home that was undamaged, dry, and its electricity intact.

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Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian's damage.
As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Steve Harris has lived on Ocracoke Island for most of the last 19 years. He's ridden out eight hurricanes, but he said he'd never seen a storm bring such devastation to his community, which is accessible only by boat or air and is popular with tourists for its undeveloped beaches.

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