Hurricane Maria remained a Category 3 storm Friday morning as moves toward the Bahamas.
Maria briefly downgraded to a Category 2 storm Wednesday but gained more strength by Thursday morning.
Early Wednesday, Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, destroying hundreds of homes and knocking out power to the entire U.S. territory of 3.4 million people.
The storm’s center passed near or over the U.S. Virgin Island of Saint Croix overnight Tuesday.
Saint Croix, largely spared the widespread damage caused by Hurricane Irma just weeks ago, this time experienced five hours of hurricane force winds, U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp said.
Here’s what you should know about Maria’s path.
Where is Maria today?
Hurricane Maria is 30 miles north-northeast of Grand Turk Island and 465…