GRANTED: Hurricane Isaias disaster declaration provides federal reimbursement to county and state governments and some nonprofit organizations for much of the cost to respond to the storm and repair damaged infrastructure.
Hurricane Isaias lead to at least 39 tornadoes (according to the latest NWS storm survey results). 7 of these tornadoes were rated EF2 and 1 was rated EF3.
#Isaias Landfall Late Last Night- The eye of Hurricane Isaias made landfall in southern North Carolina around 1110pm EDT (0310 UTC) on Mon. Aug. 3 near Ocean Isle Beach, with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph/140 kph. NASA's Terra satellite took this 9 hrs, 40mins before landfall
#BREAKING: #Isaias now a category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.
Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to become a hurricane sometime Friday as Florida prepares for potential impact during a pandemic