where Huracan Maria landfall?

Huracan Maria (Hurricane Maria) made landfall Monday night (September 18, 2017) on the Caribbean island of Dominica as a Category 5 storm.

Maria made landfall around 9:15 p.m. local time with estimated winds of 160 mph, radar data from Martinique and Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicated, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Hurricane Maria is the strongest storm on record to make landfall in Dominica, and it would be the first Category 4 or greater hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in 85 years.

Roosevelt Skerrit, the prime minister of Dominica, posted to his Facebook page that his roof has been blown off and his house is flooding.

The Prime Minister isn't alone. According to Antigua Newsroom, many people in Dominica have told local media that their roofs have blown off. The entire island has reportedly lost power. Photos and videos on social media show fallen trees and landslides. Read more at FoxNews.com.

See a graphic presentation of Hurricane Maria path from the National Hurricane Center.

Here are 15 safety tips that could save your life during a hurricane featured on Journal-News.com.

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