CONCORD — About 28,000 homes and businesses are without power at 4 p.m. Friday, according to the state’s Department of Safety, and that number is expected to rise. Some residents may experience multiple days without power, according to a news release.

MANCHESTER — More rain is heading toward New Hampshire, although the system is not expected to pack the same intensity as last week’s nor’easter that knocked out power for thousands of Granite Staters.

MANCHESTER — American Red Cross volunteers from New Hampshire were bracing for Hurricane Dorian on Tuesday after several days of anticipating where and when the megastorm would make landfall.

Hurricane Dorian is taking extreme to the next level. With sustained winds of 185 mph Sunday afternoon and evening, the Category 5 storm has risen to the top of the charts among the most powerful tropical systems ever observed in the Atlantic Ocean.

MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, peeling off roofs, snapping power lines and inundating homes with floodwater while creeping toward the U.S. coast, where more than a million people were ordered evacuated.