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Isaias could leave some customers in Pa., NJ without power through the weekend

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PHILADELPHIA -- Regional power companies, aided by out-of-state crews, on Wednesday raced to restore electrical service to more than 600,000 customers that was knocked out Tuesday by Tropical Storm Isaias, and say most customers will be back on line by Thursday or Friday. But some might be without power for days.

Peco, which serves Philadelphia...Read more

Latest hurricane season outlook calls for 24 named storms

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- If this latest prediction is accurate, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be the second busiest on record, behind only 2005, the year that spawned Katrina and Wilma and so many other storms (28 in total) that they ran out of letters to name them.

The hurricane experts at Colorado State University said in their ...Read more

In South Jersey, 'panic mode' as tornado came off ocean and tore up Route 9

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MARMORA, N.J. -- The tornado came off the ocean in Strathmere and, like a beachgoer headed back home in a hurry, tore over the bridge out of Ocean City, cutting a path through the mainland community of Marmora in and around Route 9.

Witnesses in Marmora, a section of Upper Township in Cape May County, reported seeing a debris-filled tornado ...Read more

Tropical Storm Isaias leads to 2 deaths in North Carolina

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- The last of Tropical Storm Isaias churned north out of eastern North Carolina on Tuesday morning, leaving behind the effects of strong winds, heavy rain and tornadoes from the Triangle to the coast.

Two people were reported dead from tornadoes spawned by Isaias.

Gov. Roy Cooper told "Good Morning America" that Isaias spawned "...Read more

Tropical Storm Isaias brings flooding rain and strong winds to Triangle, eastern North Carolina

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- As dawn broke Tuesday, the last of Tropical Storm Isaias churned north out of eastern North Carolina, leaving behind the effects of strong winds, heavy rain and tornadoes from the Triangle to the coast.

Nearly 370,000 homes and businesses remained without power at 8 a.m., as the storm's exit allowed power crews to get started ...Read more

New Jersey declares state of emergency as Isaias approaches

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PHILADELPHIA -- Tornado watches are up for the entire region, and a tornado warning was in effect for parts of Philadelphia and southeastern Montgomery County as Isaias approaches the region wringing out heavy rains that already have set off flood warnings.

The tropical storm warning remains in effect as Isaias appeared to be heading right ...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

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