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Wave in eastern Atlantic may develop into a tropical depression this week, forecasters say

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MIAMI -- Forecasters are monitoring a tropical wave that has the potential to become a tropical depression in the eastern Atlantic this week.

The tropical wave is about 600 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands Monday morning and has had very little change in its showers and thunderstorm organization since Sunday, according to the ...Read more

Claims from Isaias could reach billions of dollars as 2020 hurricane season shapes up to be historic

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HARTFORD, Conn. -- Storm Isaias' path of destruction through much of the East Coast could easily push insurance claims for property damage into the billions of dollars, but it may only be the beginning as forecasters predict twice as many named storms in the 2020 hurricane season as usual.

The prospect of more turbulent weather -- and damage --...Read more

Tropical wave on track to approach the mid-Atlantic

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The National Hurricane Center is monitoring an area of low pressure as it continues make its way across the Atlantic.

The weak system is expected to continue traveling in a westward motion toward the Caribbean Sea over the next several days. As of 8 a.m. EDT Friday, it was located several hundred miles off the west ...Read more

NOAA issues pessimistic hurricane forecast as Atlantic enters peak of season

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The federal government issued a pessimistic new forecast for hurricane season Thursday, increasing its prediction for the number of expected storms.

The forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calls for:

-- 19 to 25 named storms, which means tropical storms and hurricanes. The preseason ...Read more

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 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