Scattered showers, storms likely this afternoon; no severe weather threat in place

Scattered showers, storms likely this afternoon; no severe weather threat in place

By Aimee Wilmoth, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — Although there is no severe weather threat in place, there could be a strong storm or two before the sun sets tonight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely in the Triangle Friday afternoon and evening. Though there’s no threat in place, Friday’s storms could produce heavy rain, flooding, wind gusts and lightning. Even though it will be humid, the temperature will be noticeably cooler than what…

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Hurricane forecast: 'One of the most active seasons on record'

Hurricane forecast: 'One of the most active seasons on record'

By Henry Fountain, New York Times Following a record number of Atlantic Ocean storms over the past two months, including five that struck the United States, government scientists on Thursday updated their forecast for the remainder of the hurricane season, saying it was likely to be extremely active. “It’s shaping up to be one of the most active seasons on record,” said Louis Uccellini, director of the National Weather Service. Gerry Bell, the lead hurricane…

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'That's our job': Raleigh firefighters detail harrowing rescue mission during Monday's hurricane and tornado

'That's our job': Raleigh firefighters detail harrowing rescue mission during Monday's hurricane and tornado

BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — As those heartbreaking images came in from Bertie County Tuesday morning following Hurricane Isaias and the deadly tornado it spawned, little was known about the heroism that had played out there overnight. One of those heroes is a firefighter at Raleigh Fire Station 14 — who returned home this week with a harrowing tale. PHOTOS: Hurricane Isaias brings damaging winds, rain to the Carolinas “As we approached that town, the…

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Cooper tours Oak Island, a town left without power or running water after Hurricane Isaias

Cooper tours Oak Island, a town left without power or running water after Hurricane Isaias

OAK ISLAND, N.C. (WTVD) — Heavy machinery is out on Oak Island removing sand from the streets, and crews are working to dig out utility boxes. The electricity is cut off at more than 2,500 households. Gov. Roy Cooper arrived on the island Thursday to see the efforts firsthand. “I don’t think any state in the country is better prepared or knows how to handle storms better than North Carolina,” he said. “It’s hard enough…

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In middle of whirlwind, 13-year-old solid as a rock for young brothers during Windsor tornado

In middle of whirlwind, 13-year-old solid as a rock for young brothers during Windsor tornado

By Bryan Mims, WRAL reporter Windsor, N.C. — Along Morning Road in Windsor, nobody could sleep early Tuesday as Hurricane Isaias blew across the region. Certainly not 13-year-old Zacahariah Hall and his two younger brothers. “We were watching TV, and then all the lights just went out, and I hard a big boom. And all of a sudden, our house started flipping. I was holding onto both my brothers. I was trying to grab and…

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Raleigh firefighters save elderly brothers trapped in tornado debris

Raleigh firefighters save elderly brothers trapped in tornado debris

BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — Two Raleigh firefighters are credited with helping save the lives of two elderly brothers trapped in debris after a tornado spawned by Hurricane Isaias. They were among nine Raleigh firefighters deployed to Williamston ahead of the storm and ended up responding to the devastation near Windsor in Bertie County where an EF-3 tornado touched down with winds of up to 140 mph. “It looked like just bits and pieces,” Capt….

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Expect one of the most active hurricane seasons in 20+ years, NOAA says

Expect one of the most active hurricane seasons in 20+ years, NOAA says

RALEIGH (WTVD) — NOAA is now calling for an “extremely active” hurricane season. The group released its annual August update to the 2020 hurricane season outlook that’s originally issued in May. NOAA said this is one of the most active season forecast that the agency has produced in their 22-year history of producing outlooks In May, NOAA called for an “above normal” hurricane season, including 13-19 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes, 3-6 major hurricanes. In the…

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Man reunited with dog he thought had died in California wildfire

Man reunited with dog he thought had died in California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (WTVD) — Greg Skeens thought he had lost his best friend. The Apple Fire burning in California separated Skeens from his Austrailian Cattle Dog named Buck. The fire started coming over the hill behind Skeens’ home. “It was one big orange flame all the way around the house, and I thought… I thought we were going to die.” The flames pushed right up to Skeens’ deck, but firefighters stood their ground and saved…

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U.N. says tens of thousands affected by floods in Sudan

U.N. says tens of thousands affected by floods in Sudan

CAIRO — Seasonal torrential rains have wreaked havoc on houses and infrastructure across Sudan, affecting more than 50,000 people, the United Nations said. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Sudan said late Wednesday that 14 of Sudan’s 18 provinces have experienced flooding in recent days. North Darfur, White Nile, Sennar and Kassala states are the latest to report storms and flooding, the report said. In North Darfur, at least 600 internally…

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Frying Pan Tower auctioning off American flag to benefit those hit hardest by Hurricane Isaias

Frying Pan Tower auctioning off American flag to benefit those hit hardest by Hurricane Isaias

FRYING PAN TOWER, N.C. — The Frying Pan Tower is auctioning off Old Glory “Constance” to benefit those in the Oak Island and Southport area that was hit hardest by Hurricane Isaias. Old Glory “Constance” flew as Hurricane Isaias made landfall on North Carolina on Monday. At least seven people were killed as Isaias battered the East Coast. Out of those seven, two people were killed in Bertie County by an EF-3 tornado spawned by…

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Severe weather possible Thursday, high temperatures possible for rest of week

Severe weather possible Thursday, high temperatures possible for rest of week

By Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL meteorologist Raleigh, N.C. — Storm chances are going up over the next few days. There will be a chance for storms Wednesday overnight. Thursday will bring another chance for severe weather. Potential damage will include heavy rain, damaging wind and localized flooding. Thursday morning will have a 40% chance of rain. It will then increarse to a 50% chance of rain in the afternoon, before dropping to a 30% chance for…

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Bald Head Island escaped severe damage from hurricane, tornado

Bald Head Island escaped severe damage from hurricane, tornado

By Amanda Lamb, WRAL reporter Bald Head Island, N.C. — The remote nature of Bald Head Island – accessible only by boat – is part of its appeal for residents and visitors alike. But it also makes island life more precarious, especially after a storm like Hurricane Isaias. As the Category 1 hurricane roared ashore about 25 miles to the west at Ocean Isle Beach late Monday, it spun out a tornado that cut across…

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Hurricane Isaias brings unexpected windfall for Ocracoke Island

Hurricane Isaias brings unexpected windfall for Ocracoke Island

By Richard Adkins, WRAL photojournalist Ocracoke, N.C. — When the wind and rain of Hurricane Isaias brushed by Ocracoke Island, there was very little damage to homes and business. But the one thing that was destroyed was the island’s name. The Weather Channel made an error in a graphic, typing Corncrake instead of Ocracoke, and people on social media was more than happy to point out the mistake. “Hey, @weatherchannel it isn’t Corncrake Island. It…

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Lifelong Windsor resident heartbroken after 2 friends killed in Bertie County tornado

Lifelong Windsor resident heartbroken after 2 friends killed in Bertie County tornado

WINDSOR, N.C. (WTVD) — The loud hum of the generator drowns out the peace and quiet Charles Bond has always loved about his hometown. “I been living here so long. And I hate leaving here. I’ve enjoyed myself. Sitting on the porch by myself,” said Charles Bond, lifelong Windsor resident. But Bond says those days will soon be over. After dealing with storms in Windsor his entire life, Hurricane Isaias‘ wrath was the final straw…

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'Never seen anything like this:' National Weather Service confirms EF-3 tornado hit Bertie County, killing 2

'Never seen anything like this:' National Weather Service confirms EF-3 tornado hit Bertie County, killing 2

BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — Nothing looks the same. Nothing even looks familiar. “I ain’t never seen anything like this,” Steven Swain, a survivor of Monday night’s tornado brought on by Hurricane Isaias, told ABC11. “The only time I’ve seen it is on TV way off somewhere.” The storm hit land at Ocean Isle Beach on Monday night around 11 p.m. as a category 1 hurricane. By 6 a.m., it was out of North Carolina,…

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Weather Service: EF-3 tornado hit Windsor

Weather Service: EF-3 tornado hit Windsor

By Joe Fisher and Keely Arthur, WRAL reporters Windsor, N.C. — The National Weather Service said Wednesday that a Tuesday morning tornado that wiped out a Windsor neighborhood was an EF-3 storm with winds up to 145 mph. Sheriff John Holley said Randolph Harrell, 62, and Lethia Ann Edwards, 52, were killed in the storm. Holley couldn’t say how many people were injured. The tornado spun out of Hurricane Isaias at about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday…

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Governor visits as tornado-ravaged town begins recovery effort

Governor visits as tornado-ravaged town begins recovery effort

By Joe Fisher and Keely Arthur, WRAL reporters Windsor, N.C. — Bertie County officials on Wednesday identified the two people killed in a Tuesday morning tornado that wiped out a Windsor neighborhood. Sheriff John Holley said Randolph Harrell, 62, and Lethia Ann Edwards, 52, were killed in the storm. Holley couldn’t say how many people were injured. Gov. Roy Cooper visited Windsor on Wednesday morning to assess the damage and get an update on the…

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Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 7

Tropical storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 7

WINDSOR, N.C. — At least seven people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the U.S. East Coast with rain and fierce winds after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina. Millions of people were without power on Wednesday after felled trees downed power lines. The sound of generators and chainsaws punctuated the sunrise in New Jersey, where more than 1 million homes and businesses were without electricity. NJ Transit train service remained suspended…

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Volunteers needed: Samaritan's Purse cleaning up after Bertie County tornado

Volunteers needed: Samaritan's Purse cleaning up after Bertie County tornado

By Joe Fisher, WRAL reporter Windsor, N.C. — Samaritan’s Purse is cleaning up the neighborhood where a deadly tornado hit, and an organizer says they’re in dire need of volunteers. At least 10 homes were destroyed and two people were killed early Tuesday morning when a tornado hit a community on Morning Road in the town of Windsor. On Wednesday, Alyssa Benson from the Boone-based Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse said 10 volunteers were there to…

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'We all hurt': Bertie County neighbors react to Isaias tornado deaths

'We all hurt': Bertie County neighbors react to Isaias tornado deaths

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Windsor, N.C. — Neighbors are mourning after two people were killed in a tornado that hit a neighborhood in Bertie County early Tuesday. Sheriff John Holley said the damage from the tornado, which was spawned by Tropical Storm Isaias, was the worst he’s seen in the 38 years he has worked at the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s bad,” Holley told WRAL News. “It doesn’t look real. It looks like…

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NC reporting more than 54,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 54,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The state is reporting more than 54,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 11:00 p.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall one day prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. Monday as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 73,526 outages as of 10 a.m. Brunswick County had…

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Carolina Hurricanes sweep New York Rangers, advance to next round of NHL playoffs

Carolina Hurricanes sweep New York Rangers, advance to next round of NHL playoffs

‘Miracle’ COVID patient out of hospital after 132-day battle Arrest made in murder of man found shot on I-40 ramp in Raleigh Fourth-graders at Thales Academy to be quarantined after positive test Beirut explosion kills at least 70, injures thousands Trump’s demand for US cut of a TikTok deal is unprecedented

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NC reporting more than 65,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 65,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The state is reporting more than 65,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall hours prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 73,526 outages as of 10 a.m. Brunswick County had more than…

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Tornado spawned by Isaias kills two, obliterates Bertie County neighborhood

Tornado spawned by Isaias kills two, obliterates Bertie County neighborhood

By Adam Owens, Leslie Moreno and Keely Arthur, WRAL reporters Windsor, N.C. — Two people were killed after a tornado hit a neighborhood in Bertie County early Tuesday. Sheriff John Holley said the damage from the tornado, which was spawned by Tropical Storm Isaias, was the worst he’s seen in the 38 years he has worked at the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s bad,” Holley told WRAL News. “It doesn’t look real. It looks like…

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NC reporting more than 88,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 88,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The state is reporting more than 88,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall hours prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 73,526 outages as of 10 a.m. Brunswick County had more than…

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NC reporting more than 119,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 119,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The state is reporting more than 119,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 6:20 p.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall hours prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 73,526 outages as of 10 a.m. Brunswick County had more than…

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Tornado spawned by Isaias kills two, obliterates Bertie neighborhood

Tornado spawned by Isaias kills two, obliterates Bertie neighborhood

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter, & Leslie Moreno, WRAL reporter Windsor, N.C. — Two people were killed after a tornado hit a neighborhood in Bertie County early Tuesday. Sheriff John Holley said the damage from the tornado, which was spawned by Tropical Storm Isaias, was the worst he’s seen in the 38 years he has worked at the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s bad,” Holley told WRAL News. “It doesn’t look real. It looks like…

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NC reporting more than 168,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 168,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The state reported more than 168,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall hours prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 73,526 outages as of 10 a.m. Brunswick County had more than 39,000…

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President Trump pledges recovery help following Hurricane Isaias, Gov. Roy Cooper says

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Isaias made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County, North Carolina, at 11:10 p.m. Monday. By 6 a.m. Tuesday, the storm had moved into Virginia, having been in North Carolina for just under 7 hours.In a 1 p.m. update, Isaias was close to Philadelphia and about 80 miles west-southwest of New York City. As of 11 a.m., the storm is moving north at 35 miles…

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NC cities get 'dry run' in preparing for hurricane during a pandemic

NC cities get 'dry run' in preparing for hurricane during a pandemic

By Rosalia Fodera, Gilbert Baez, Joe Fisher, Cullen Browder, WRAL reporters Hurricane Season doesn’t typically kick into high gear until September. August 3 and 4 is very early for a hurricane to hit North Carolina – meaning our Hurricane Season has likely just barely begun. For many North Carolina communities who were not as heavily impacted by Hurricane Isaias, the storm provided an opportunity to practice a “dry run” on how to prepare for a…

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2 people dead after tornado touches down in Bertie County

2 people dead after tornado touches down in Bertie County

At least two people have died after a tornado touched down in Bertie County as Hurricane Isaias was passing through North Carolina overnight. On Good Morning America on Tuesday morning, Gov. Roy Cooper said many people were injured after a tornado hit a mobile home park, and search and rescue crews were actively looking for missing people. County officials said they believed a tornado touched down in the Morning Road area of Windsor. Bertie County…

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NC reporting more than 224,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 224,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The state reported more than 224,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 2 p.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall hours prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 73,526 outages as of 10 a.m. Brunswick County had more than 39,000…

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Tropical Storm Isaias damage across the state

Tropical Storm Isaias damage across the state

9 Images Blast flattens part of Beirut 8 Images Images: Hurricane Isaias rainfall totals, wind speeds across North Carolina 45 Images Storm damage in Bertie County neighborhood 14 Images Images: T-minus 7 hours before expected hurricane makes landfall, families enjoy Myrtle Beach 59 Images Photos: Hurricane Isaias damage across North Carolina 52 Images Your weather photos: Sunsets, rainbows, comets and more 16 Images Confederate statues removed from downtown Raleigh 85 Images Your pics: Saharan dust…

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At least 2 people dead, 2 children missing after tornado touches down in Bertie County

At least 2 people dead, 2 children missing after tornado touches down in Bertie County

At least two people have died after a tornado touched down in Bertie County as Hurricane Isaias was passing through North Carolina overnight. On Good Morning America on Tuesday morning, Gov. Roy Cooper said many people were injured after a tornado hit a mobile home park, and search and rescue crews were actively looking for several missing people. County officials also confirmed that a tornado touched down in the Morning Road area of Windsor. Bertie…

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Tornado spawned by Isaias kills two, destroys 10 homes in Bertie neighborhood

Tornado spawned by Isaias kills two, destroys 10 homes in Bertie neighborhood

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter Windsor, N.C. — Two people were killed dead and two children remain unaccounted for after a tornado hit a neighborhood in Bertie County early Tuesday. Sheriff John Holley said the damage is the worst he’s seen in the 38 years he has worked at the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s bad,” Holley told WRAL News. “It doesn’t look real. It looks like something on TV. Nothing is there.” Holley said…

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'It's bad': Bertie sheriff says tornado kills two, destroys 10 homes

'It's bad': Bertie sheriff says tornado kills two, destroys 10 homes

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter Windsor, N.C. — Two people are dead and two children are unaccounted for after a tornado hit a neighborhood in Bertie County early Tuesday. Sheriff John Holley said the damage is the worst he’s seen in the 38 years he has worked at the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s bad,” Holley told WRAL News. “It doesn’t look real. It looks like something on TV. Nothing is there.” Holley said he…

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At least 2 people dead, 3 missing after tornado touches down in Bertie County

At least 2 people dead, 3 missing after tornado touches down in Bertie County

At least two people have died after a tornado touched down in Bertie County as Hurricane Isaias was passing through North Carolina overnight. On Good Morning America on Tuesday morning, Gov. Roy Cooper said many people were injured after a tornado hit a mobile home park, and search and rescue crews were actively looking for several missing people. County officials also confirmed that a tornado touched down in the Morning Road area of Windsor. Bertie…

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'It's bad': Bertie sheriff says tornado kills one, destroys 10 homes

'It's bad': Bertie sheriff says tornado kills one, destroys 10 homes

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter Windsor, N.C. — One person is dead and several are missing after a tornado hit a neighborhood in Bertie County early Tuesday. Sheriff John Holley said the damage is the worst he’s seen in the 38 years he has worked at the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s bad,” Holley told WRAL News. “It doesn’t look real. It looks like something on TV. Nothing is there.” Holley said he got a…

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NC reporting more than 300,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 300,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

The state reported more than 300,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 10 a.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall hours prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 73,526 outages as of 10 a.m. Brunswick County had more than 39,000 outages at 10 a.m….

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At least 1 person dead, 3 missing after tornado touches down in Bertie County

At least 1 person dead, 3 missing after tornado touches down in Bertie County

At least one person has died after a tornado touched down in Bertie County as Hurricane Isaias was passing through North Carolina overnight. “Up in the northeastern part of the state in Bertie County, we know we have at least one fatality, a number of people injured as a tornado hit a mobile home park,” Governor Roy Cooper said on Good Morning America Tuesday morning. “We have search and rescue crews there.” County officials also…

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'It's bad': Sheriff says person killed, 10 homes destroyed in Bertie County tornado

'It's bad': Sheriff says person killed, 10 homes destroyed in Bertie County tornado

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter Windsor, N.C. — One person is dead and several are missing after a tornado hit a neighborhood in Bertie County early Tuesday morning. Sheriff John Hadley said he hasn’t seen anything this bad in the 38 years he has worked at the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office. “It’s bad,” Hadley told WRAL News at the scene. “It doesn’t look real, it looks like something on TV. Nothing is there.” Hadley said…

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NC reporting more than 360,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

NC reporting more than 360,000 power outages across NC after Hurricane Isaias makes landfall

The state reported more than 360,000 power outages across North Carolina at around Tuesday at 8 a.m. as Hurricane Isaias made landfall hours prior. Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach around 11 p.m. as a Category 1 storm. The bulk of the outages were in the southeast portion of the state in New Hanover County. New Hanover had 86,513 outages as of 8 a.m. Brunswick County had more than 52,000 outages at 8 a.m….

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Reports: Homes destroyed, people injured after tornado touched down in Bertie County

Reports: Homes destroyed, people injured after tornado touched down in Bertie County

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter Windsor, N.C. — The sun is out, and officials are getting a better idea of the severe damage and possible injuries winds from Hurricane Isaias brought to Bertie County. Officials believe a tornado touched down in the town of Windsor on Morning Road. Residents in the area told WRAL News that between 15 and 20 mobile homes were hit by the tornado. They also believe people were badly injured. The…

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Tropical Storm Isaias exits North Carolina 7 hours after making landfall as Cat 1 hurricane

Tropical Storm Isaias exits North Carolina 7 hours after making landfall as Cat 1 hurricane

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Category 1 Hurricane Isaias made landfall at a Category One storm at Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County, North Carolina, at 11:10 p.m. Monday. By 6 a.m. Tuesday, the storm had moved into Virginia. The latest official update from the National Hurricane Center still had Isaias over Halifax, North Carolina, but that’s just because that update happened at 5 a.m. ABC11 Meteorologist Don “Big Weather” Schwenneker said with the storm moving…

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Latest: Isaias weakens to a tropical storm, center is over Wilson County

Latest: Isaias weakens to a tropical storm, center is over Wilson County

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Get the latest updates on Hurricane Isaias, which is moving north up North Carolina Tuesday morning, bringing heavy rains and strong winds from Raleigh eastward. Things to know: Isaias made landfall as a Cat. 1 hurricane at 11:10 p.m. near Ocean Isle Beach. It was downgraded to a tropical storm at 4 a.m. Isaias is expected to move out of North Carolina by 7 or 8 a.m., when weather conditions…

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Isaias speeding up, moving out of North Carolina after being downgraded to tropical storm

Isaias speeding up, moving out of North Carolina after being downgraded to tropical storm

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Category 1 Hurricane Isaias made landfall at a Category One storm at Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County, North Carolina, at 11:10 p.m. Monday. Isaias brought dangerous wind, heavy rain and storm surge to different areas from the coast all the way into central North Carolina. The good news about the storm is that it is moving very quickly. As of 5 a.m., Isaias was traveling at 26 miles per hour,…

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