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Isaias expected to arrive in North Carolina as hurricane

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tropical Storm Isaias is now expected to become a hurricane again before coming ashore late Monday and moving up the Interstate 95 corridor through North Carolina, bringing heavy wind and rain.

Forecasters say Isaias will likely make landfall somewhere between Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Wilmington, headed north-...Read more

Isaias expected to arrive in North Carolina as hurricane

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tropical Storm Isaias is now expected to become a hurricane again before coming ashore late Monday and moving up the Interstate 95 corridor through North Carolina, bringing heavy wind and rain.

Forecasters say Isaias will likely make landfall somewhere between Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Wilmington, headed north-...Read more

Forecasters watching another system

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MIAMI -- As Tropical Storm Isaias, which largely spared Florida, is expected to strengthen into a hurricane again as it nears the Carolinas, forecasters are also watching another system that could develop into a tropical depression later this week.

The disturbance is a few hundred miles north of the northern Leeward Islands and while it is not ...Read more

Tropical Storm Isaias moves past South Florida, leaving little damage behind

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- South Florida was largely spared from the winds of Tropical Storm Isaias, which weakened slightly as it passed offshore Sunday morning and into the afternoon.

By 2 p.m., the storm had passed South Florida and was located 45 miles southeast of Vero Beach. It was still producing top winds of 65 mph as it headed north ...Read more

Isaias appears to have spared the Bahamas, but Bimini remained a concern

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Front yards were buried under flood waters and snapped trees and downed power lines littered roadways throughout the Bahamas Saturday, as a weak Hurricane Isaias churned its way up the archipelago, knocking out power with its heavy winds and rainfall.

But while most of the country's 700 islands appeared to have been spared the worst, concerns ...Read more

It may take longer to get power back after Isaias, FPL says. Blame COVID-19

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MIAMI -- Power outages caused by the Isaias storm may begin as early as Saturday in South Florida, according to Florida Power and Light. But restoration efforts may be delayed by COVID-19 protocols at the utility company.

The tropical storm that was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane Saturday afternoon, which made landfall in the Andros ...Read more

It may take longer to get power back after Hurricane Isaias, FPL says. Blame COVID-19

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MIAMI -- Power outages caused by Hurricane Isaias may begin as early as Saturday in South Florida, according to Florida Power and Light. But restoration efforts may be delayed by COVID-19 protocols at the utility company.

The Category 1 hurricane, which made landfall in the Andros Island of the Bahamas on Saturday morning, may bring tropical-...Read more

As Hurricane Isaias crosses Bahamas, hurricane shelters could become COVID 'tinder box'

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With Hurricane Isaias making its way through the Bahamas chain, residents who may not feel safe in their flood-prone homes are being advised to first seek shelter with host families and only go to a shelter if they need to.

"If you find there is nobody to host you then you need to report to one of the shelters so that you and your family can be...Read more

Isaias now predicted to cross Bahamas as Category 2 hurricane, could affect Florida coast

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MIAMI -- Hurricane Isaias is expected to strengthen from a Category 1 to a Category 2 hurricane as it crosses over the Bahamas Friday and Saturday, lashing the still-recovering islands with up to 100 mph sustained winds.

According to the National Hurricane Center's 8 a.m. update, Isaias is about 340 miles southeast of Nassau and maintaining 80 ...Read more

Tropical Storm Isaias could hit Florida within 48 hours with near hurricane-strength winds

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- South Florida is fully within Tropical Storm Isaias' forecast track as projections move it slightly more east.

Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to approach the coast of Florida this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center, with wind speeds possibly reaching as high as 70 miles per hour and some models ...Read more

Florida remains in path of Tropical Storm Isaias; storm likely to strengthen before its expected impact this weekend

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- South Florida is fully within Tropical Storm Isaias' forecast track as projections move it slightly more east.

Tropical Storm Isaias, which became the ninth named storm of a busy 2020 hurricane season late Wednesday night, saw its forecast track make a small move to the east in early Thursday, according to the National ...Read more

Tropical Storm Isaias will likely form Wednesday

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The disturbance now called Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine has not yet become Tropical Storm Isaias, the National Hurricane Center said in its 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday public advisory.

The storm still lacks a well-defined center of circulation, but it is still expected to become a tropical storm Wednesday or Wednesday ...Read more

Tropical Storm warnings issued for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and northern Leeward Islands

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MIAMI -- Puerto Rico and the eastern Caribbean could see Tropical Storm Isaias as soon as Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center said.

Tropical storm warnings were issued Tuesday for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Martin, Saba, St. ...Read more

Tropical wave organizing in mid-Atlantic as Hanna downgraded to tropical depression

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A cluster of storms over the Atlantic Ocean increased its likeliness of development into a tropical depression or tropical storm as Hurricane Hanna was downgraded to a tropical storm near the Texas-Mexico border.

An organizing tropical wave moving westward in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean has a 90% chance of ...Read more

Hanna weakens, dumps heavy rain over southeast Texas and Mexico; another system developing in Atlantic

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- After picking up strength and making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane Saturday, Hanna is now a tropical storm, producing heavy rain and dangerous flash flooding over parts of southeast Texas and northeast Mexico.

Tropical Storm Hanna was last located 55 miles west of McAllen on Sunday, moving west southwest at 9 mph and ...Read more

Hurricane Hanna makes landfall in Texas, first hurricane of 2020 season

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Tropical Storm Hanna is no more. She has graduated to Hurricane Hanna and is vamping her way toward the Texas coast Saturday morning. As of 8 p.m., the eye of Hurricane Hanna made its way over southern Texas as hurricane conditions continue, forecasters say.

Hanna is moving west-southwest at 8 mph and is about 10 miles east-northeast from Port ...Read more

Tropical Storm Gonzalo expected to become hurricane by Thursday

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Gonzalo, which formed Wednesday morning, is expected to become a hurricane Thursday, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center.

It is one of two tropical disturbances the National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring, and the seventh named storm of an already busy 2020 ...Read more

A new tropical wave is forming over Hispaniola. It has a low chance of strengthening

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MIAMI -- A tropical wave making its way over Haiti and the Dominican Republic is headed toward southeast Texas, though it has a low chance of strengthening over the next few days.

The National Hurricane Center said in an advisory Sunday that the system hovering over the southwestern Atlantic waters should move over the central part of the Gulf ...Read more

Heat wave drives people inside in COVID's hottest hot spots

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An oppressive heat wave is intersecting with a COVID-19 spike in some of the pandemic's hardest-hit U.S. cities, posing another obstacle for officials and health experts who must decide what's riskier: indoor transmission or dangerous temperatures.

In Houston, the heat index Friday was nearing 110 F, prompting Harris County testing sites to ...Read more

Heavy rains cause flooding at Jersey Shore and in Philly as Tropical Storm Fay deluges the region

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PHILADELPHIA -- Tropical Storm Fay has wrung out heavy rains turning streets in Shore towns into a version of Venice by the sea, triggering flood warnings on the mainland, setting a rainfall record Philadelphia, and inundated parts of South Jersey with over 5 inches of rain.

Fay made landfall just north of Atlantic City shortly before 5 p.m., ...Read more