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As Dorian pounds Bahamas, family watches nervously from Rochester

Hurricane Dorian continues to make its way closer to the United States, leaving destruction along its path. The storm is currently plowing through the Bahamas, where there are already reports of deaths.

Jamal Roker owns Taste of Bahamas on Lake Avenue. Roker’s family lives on the island, mostly in Freeport and Nassau. Hurricane Dorian is currently bringing winds up to 180 miles per hour and gusts up to 220 miles per hour.

“It makes me real sad, because my father was just here about a month ago,” Roker says.

Roker’s father Harold Duncombe has boarded up his ranch style home in Freeport. The eye of the storm is headed his way. Communication is impossible as wind and rain knock out power and phone towers.

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