Hurricane Isaias moves into the Carolinas

Hurricane Isaias moves into the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings are up for eastern North and South Carolina as Hurricane Isaias moves into the Carolinas. Hurricane Isaias made official landfall at Ocean Isle Beach at 11:10 p.m. with maximum sustained winds at 85 mph. Isaías has strengthened and was once again named a hurricane Monday night.  Isaias has been struggling to remain organized as wind shear has been breaking up the storm and dry air as well. Stronger Tropical Storm…

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RGV COVID: Tercer Día con Más de 1,000 Nuevos Casos, Llegando a Casi 15,000, en Condado de Cameron

RGV COVID: Tercer Día con Más de 1,000 Nuevos Casos, Llegando a Casi 15,000, en Condado de Cameron

Click here to read the latest updates in English. Texas Public Radio le brinda información actualizada sobre el COVID-19 en el Valle del Río Grande y en el  área de San Antonio. Puede encontrar las últimas noticias en español en “TPR Noticias: COVID-19″ aquí. Lunes 3 de agosto Más de 35,000 casos de COVID-19 fueron confirmados en los cuatro condados del Valle del Río Grande. Este domingo, el Condado de Hidalgo reportó 347 nuevos casos…

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CBP Announces Second Contract For Laredo Border Wall For More Than $289 Million

CBP Announces Second Contract For Laredo Border Wall For More Than $289 Million

Customs and Border Protection announced a $289,500,000 contract for 17 more miles of border wall construction in the Laredo area on Monday. It was awarded to the North Dakota-based Fisher Sand and Gravel Company for construction along the Rio Grande in Webb County. The company, whose trade name is Fisher Industries, built a privately-funded border wall in Mission, Texas.  “We look forward to working with DHS,” CEO Tommy Fisher told TPR but said he couldn’t…

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BRUNSWICK: Isaias makes landfall near Ocean Isle; 28,000 without power; trees blocking roads; possible tornadoes

BRUNSWICK: Isaias makes landfall near Ocean Isle; 28,000 without power; trees blocking roads; possible tornadoes

Along with tonadoes, another big concern for Brunswick was storm surge, especially in low-lying areas near the ocean. BOLIVIA — Isaias regained strength late Monday and plowed into Brunswick County, making landfall at 11:10 p.m. as a fast-moving Category 1 hurricane, leaving thousands without power, trees blocking roads and multiple reports of tornadoes across the county. Isaias came ashore near Ocean Isle Beach with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. Brunswick Emergency Services was working…

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BRUNSWICK: Isaias battering county; 28,000 without power; trees blocking roads; possible tornadoes

BRUNSWICK: Isaias battering county; 28,000 without power; trees blocking roads; possible tornadoes

Along with tonadoes, another big concern for Brunswick was storm surge, especially in low-lying areas near the ocean. BOLIVIA — Isaias regained strength late Monday and plowed into Brunswick County, making landfall at 11:10 p.m. as a fast-moving Category 1 hurricane, leaving thousands without power, trees blocking roads and multiple reports of tornadoes across the county. Isaias came ashore near Ocean Isle Beach with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. Brunswick Emergency Services was working…

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TRACK ISAIAS: Hurricane wind gusts pick up as storm makes landfall in Brunswick County

TRACK ISAIAS: Hurricane wind gusts pick up as storm makes landfall in Brunswick County

At the 11 p.m. National Weather Service update, Hurricane Isaias picked up speed As Hurricane Isaias hit landfall around Ocean Isle Beach, it also picked up more intensity. At the 11 p.m. update from the National Weather Service, the storm has maximum sustained winds near 85 mph and little change is expected before landfall. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles. A…

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BRUNSWICK UPDATES: 28,000 without power; trees blocking roads; possible tornadoes

BRUNSWICK UPDATES: 28,000 without power; trees blocking roads; possible tornadoes

Along with tonadoes, another big concern for Brunswick was storm surge, especially in low-lying areas near the ocean. BOLIVIA — Brunswick emergency officials said Monday night they had received reports of possible tornadoes touching down in several parts of the county as Hurricane Isaias continued to bear down on the Cape Fear Region. Emergency Services was working to confirm the reports and assess any injuries or damages, county officials said in a 10 p.m. news…

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TRACK ISAIAS: Hurricane wind gusts pick up as storm nears Brunswick landfall

TRACK ISAIAS: Hurricane wind gusts pick up as storm nears Brunswick landfall

8 p.m. update: The National Hurricane Center has issued several new warnings and watches for Brunswick and New Hanover counties Isaias has gained more strength as it rolls its way up the Carolinas, upgrading to Hurricane Isaias. “A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for Folly Beach South Carolina to Cape Fear North Carolina,” according to the National Hurricane Center’s 8 p.m. dispatch. “A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for Cape Fear to Oregon…

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BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Possible tornadoes; 22,000 without power; Sunset Beach bridge closed

BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Possible tornadoes; 22,000 without power; Sunset Beach bridge closed

Along with tonadoes, another big concern for Brunswick was storm surge, especially in low-lying areas near the ocean. BOLIVIA — Brunswick emergency officials said Monday night they had received reports of possible tornadoes touching down in several parts of the county as Hurricane Isaias continued to bear down on the Cape Fear Region. Emergency Services was working to confirm the reports and assess any injuries or damages, county officials said in a 10 p.m. news…

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BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Possible tornadoes; nearly 17,000 without power; Sunset Beach bridge closed

BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Possible tornadoes; nearly 17,000 without power; Sunset Beach bridge closed

Along with tonadoes, another big concern for Brunswick was storm surge, especially in low-lying areas near the ocean. BOLIVIA — Brunswick emergency officials said Monday night they had received reports of possible tornadoes touching down in several parts of the county as Hurricane Isaias continued to bear down on the Cape Fear Region. Emergency Services was working to confirm the reports and assess any injuries or damages, county officials said in a 10 p.m. news…

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BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Possible tornadoes reported; 5,000 without power; Sunset Beach bridge closed

BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Possible tornadoes reported; 5,000 without power; Sunset Beach bridge closed

Along with tonadoes, another big concern for Brunswick was storm surge, especially in low-lying areas near the ocean. BOLIVIA — Brunswick emergency officials said Monday night they had received reports of possible tornadoes touching down in several parts of the county as Hurricane Isaias continued to bear down on the Cape Fear Region. Emergency Services was working to confirm the reports and assess any injuries or damages, county officials said in a 10 p.m. news…

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BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Tornado warnings expire for now as Isaias bears down; curfew in place until 6 a.m.

BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Tornado warnings expire for now as Isaias bears down; curfew in place until 6 a.m.

Southport, Belville, Boiling Spring Lakes also declare states of emergency Monday ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias People were milling around downtown Southport on Monday afternoon. Other than an overcast sky, the only indication that a potential hurricane in Tropical Storm Isaias was set to arrive later in the day was the occasional boarded-up business. Those shops that were open benefited from the foot traffic. John Davidson, who works at the Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room…

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Bento Box gives Jim Cantore a snack break during Hurricane Isaias coverage

Bento Box gives Jim Cantore a snack break during Hurricane Isaias coverage

Ken Blevins Monday Aug 3, 2020 at 9:00 PM Restaurant owner finds famous meterologist between live shots at Wrightsville Beach before Isaias makes landfall Lee Grossman, owner of the Bento Box in Wilmington, was kind enough to bring Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore and his crew a little snack while they were covering Hurricane Isaias at Wrightsville Beach late Monday afternoon. “I made him some of our signature rolls and went out and found him at the beach,” said Grossman,…

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Isaias upgraded to hurricane again, nearing landfall to Carolinas

Isaias upgraded to hurricane again, nearing landfall to Carolinas

Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings are up for eastern North and South Carolina as Hurricane Isaias moves north toward the Carolinas. Isaías has strengthened and is once again a hurricane. It has sustained winds at 75 mph and wind gusts at 85 mph, as of the 8 p.m. advisory Monday. The storm is starting to get slightly more organized and starting to shift east a tad. This might mean a slightly farther east landfall in…

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8 p.m. Isaias forecast update from WRAL Severe Weather Center

8 p.m. Isaias forecast update from WRAL Severe Weather Center

The WRAL Severe Weather team is tracking the tropics daily throughout hurricane season with the latest on storm tracks, expected impacts and safety at the coast. Show Transcript well, David. Conditions are deteriorating at Down east of the coast, Carolina Beach, all the beaches in between. In fact, we have our first tornado warning for Eastern Brunswick County. Here’s a look in Carolina Beach You could see how rough the surf is. It’s raining hard….

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Isaias regains strength and becomes a Category 1 hurricane, expected to make landfall Monday night with dangerous winds and storm surge

Isaias regains strength and becomes a Category 1 hurricane, expected to make landfall Monday night with dangerous winds and storm surge

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Isaias has regained strength and again become a Category 1 hurricane. It is expected to make landfall with dangerous winds and storm surge in the Carolinas late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. LATEST FORECAST: Currently, forecasts show the storm’s outer bands impacting the Sandhills between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m., then hitting the Triangle between 2 and 4 a.m. Isaias will move into northern North Carolina and Virginia between 4…

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BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Tornado warning in eastern county; rotation detected near Yaupon Beach

BRUNSWICK UPDATES: Tornado warning in eastern county; rotation detected near Yaupon Beach

Southport, Belville, Boiling Spring Lakes also declare states of emergency Monday ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias People were milling around downtown Southport on Monday afternoon. Other than an overcast sky, the only indication that a potential hurricane in Tropical Storm Isaias was set to arrive later in the day was the occasional boarded-up business. Those shops that were open benefited from the foot traffic. John Davidson, who works at the Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room…

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Raleigh, rest of Wake County bracing for possible flooding, strong winds, power outages

Raleigh, rest of Wake County bracing for possible flooding, strong winds, power outages

By Aaron Thomas and Kirsten Gutierrez, WRAL reporters Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh and Wake County are under a Tropical Storm warning as the effects from Isaias are expected to be felt in the area Monday night and into Tuesday. In the city, areas along Glenwood Avenue have been prone to flooding because of tropical storms and other heavy rain events. Along Crabtree Creek Trail, one area that does flood, conditions Monday evening were pretty good….

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5 p.m. Isaias forecast update from WRAL Severe Weather Center

5 p.m. Isaias forecast update from WRAL Severe Weather Center

The WRAL Severe Weather team is tracking the tropics daily throughout hurricane season with the latest on storm tracks, expected impacts and safety at the coast. I’m Meteorologist Elizabeth Garden, where the 11 o’clock update from the National Hurricane Center A couple of things have changed for one track looks like it’s slightly further west. Not gonna have a big impact on what we’ll see here. We’ll go over the winds and the rain and…

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Tropical Storm Isaias expected to make landfall Monday night with dangerous winds and storm surge

Tropical Storm Isaias expected to make landfall Monday night with dangerous winds and storm surge

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Tropical Storm Isaias is strengthening and speeding up. It is expected to be a Category 1 hurricane when it makes landfall with dangerous winds and storm surge in the Carolinas late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Currently, forecasts show the storm’s outer bands impacting the Sandhills between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m., then hitting the Triangle between 2 and 4 a.m. Isaias will move into northern North Carolina and Virginia…

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Bring your patio furniture inside! Items could become projectiles during a tropical storm

Bring your patio furniture inside! Items could become projectiles during a tropical storm

RALEIGH (WTVD) — Plan for the worst and hope for the best. That’s the motto of longtime insurance adjuster Walter Nata who’s worked nearly every major hurricane or tornado for four decades. With Isaias bearing down on the Carolinas, ABC11 caught up with Nata to check out the kind of everyday things in the front and backyards that could become trouble in severe weather. Types of generators: What to know about power generators before a…

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Svechnikov hat trick leads Hurricanes past Rangers, 4-1

Svechnikov hat trick leads Hurricanes past Rangers, 4-1

TORONTO (WTVD) — The Hurricanes are a win away from advancing to the next round of the NHL playoffs with a 4-1 victory against the New York Rangers. Rising superstar Andrei Svechnikov scored three goals becoming the first player to produce a playoff hat trick in franchise history. Petr Mrazek was a monster in the net stopping a couple of point-blank shots in the first period. Like they did in game 1, the Canes had…

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4 p.m. Isaias forecast update from WRAL Severe Weather Center

4 p.m. Isaias forecast update from WRAL Severe Weather Center

The WRAL Severe Weather team is tracking the tropics daily throughout hurricane season with the latest on storm tracks, expected impacts and safety at the coast. I’m Meteorologist Elizabeth Garden, where the 11 o’clock update from the National Hurricane Center A couple of things have changed for one track looks like it’s slightly further west. Not gonna have a big impact on what we’ll see here. We’ll go over the winds and the rain and…

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Latest: Gov. Cooper says 'you should take this storm seriously' whether it's a hurricane or a tropical storm

Latest: Gov. Cooper says 'you should take this storm seriously' whether it's a hurricane or a tropical storm

3:25 p.m.: We’re monitoring the conditions in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where Tropical Storm Isaias may make landfall around 9 p.m. tonight. 3:18 p.m.: WRAL Meteorologist Kat Campbell says the worst conditions from Isaias will occur overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. Areas from Raleigh east are under a tropical storm warning and could see sustained tropical storm force winds, flooding, and tornadoes. 3:13 p.m.: The Town of Hope Mills has declared a state of emergency due…

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Svechnikov hat-trick leads the Hurricanes past the Rangers

Svechnikov hat-trick leads the Hurricanes past the Rangers

The Hurricanes are now a win away from advancing to the next round of the NHL playoffs. Rising superstar Andrei Svechnikov scored three goals becoming the first player to produce a playoff hat trick in franchise history. Petr Mrazek was a monster in the net stopping a couple of pointblank shots in the first period. Like they did in game 1, Carolina with a strong start. Just four and a half minutes into the 1st…

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TIMELINE: When Tropical Storm Isaias will track over North Carolina

TIMELINE: When Tropical Storm Isaias will track over North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Tropical Storm Isaias is strengthening and speeding up. It is expected to be a Category 1 hurricane when it makes landfall in the Carolinas late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. Currently, forecasts show the storm hitting Myrtle Beach around 11:30 p.m. The storm will bring the bulk of its force to North Carolina between 2 a.m. and 9 a.m. Tuesday. As of 2 p.m., Isaias was about 180 miles south-southwest…

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TRACK ISAIAS: Tropical storm likely to make landfall in Eastern North Carolina

TRACK ISAIAS: Tropical storm likely to make landfall in Eastern North Carolina

2 p.m. update: The National Hurricane Center forecasts the storm will make landfall in Eastern North Carolina Tropical Storm Isaias remains strong and stable as it churns up the East Coast Monday afternoon on its way to the Carolinas. As of 2 p.m., not much has changed with Isaias’ projected path or strength. The National Hurricane Center placed the storm 180 miles south-southwest of Myrtle Beach moving at a consistent 13 mph. The storm is…

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TRACK ISAIAS: Tropical storm winds expected in Cape Fear by 8 p.m. Monday

TRACK ISAIAS: Tropical storm winds expected in Cape Fear by 8 p.m. Monday

Hurricane conditions expected in Southeastern North Carolina Monday night As of 8 a.m. Monday, Tropical Storm Isaias was located about 100 east-southeast of Jacksonville, Florida, and about 250 miles south-southwest of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The storm was moving at 13 mph and other rain bands were already moving into the Cape Fear region. Rain and thunderstorms were reported throughout Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Maximum sustained winds were at 70 mph, but some…

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Brunswick County opens 2 hurricane shelters

Brunswick County opens 2 hurricane shelters

The shelters opened at noon in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaias, but capacity is very limited Brunswick County opened its two primary hurricane shelters Monday as Southeastern N.C. awaited the arrival of Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaias. The shelters are at Cedar Grove Middle School, 750 Grove Trail SW in Supply, and Town Creek Middle School, 6370 Lake Park Drive SE in Winnabow. Because shelter capacity has been severely diminished due to social distancing…

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Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter MYRTLE BEACH, SC (AP) — Isaias is forecast to return to hurricane strength early as it approaches the Carolinas, where residents are being warned to brace for flooding rains and storm surge. Isaias remained a tropical storm with winds of 70 mph on Monday morning, where the storm remained more than 200 miles south-southwest of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. – Advertisement – Conditions in Myrtle Beach were overcast but…

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What The Energy Industry Could Face In A Busy Hurricane Season

What The Energy Industry Could Face In A Busy Hurricane Season

This year’s hurricane season is shaping up to be a busy one, with nine named storms already. That will likely have an impact on the global energy industry, says Matt Smith of ClipperData. In Texas, Hurricane Hanna hit the southern part of the state just over a week ago. Smith told Texas Standard host David Brown on Monday that the storm didn’t affect energy production or oil exporting even though it made landfall near Corpus…

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Duplin, Sampson, Cumberland, Nash counties urge residents to be ready for flash flooding

Duplin, Sampson, Cumberland, Nash counties urge residents to be ready for flash flooding

By Brett Knese and Leslie Moreno, WRAL multimedia journalists Mount Olive, N.C. — At leastthree North Carolina counties will open shelters Monday, but the state is urging residents to use these as a last resort due to coronavirus concerns. Duplin County is planning to open two shelters, but evacuees are asked to bring your their own bedding, food and other personal care items. Sampson County shelters will open if needed. In Cumberland County, the Salvation…

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Latest: Wake County, eastern NC under tropical storm warning

Latest: Wake County, eastern NC under tropical storm warning

11 a.m.: The National Weather Service issued a tropical storm warning for the eastern half of North Carolina Monday morning, a swath of counties stretching from the Triangle to the coast. Over the next 36 hours, communities in the warned area could see winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts of up to 40 mph. The Triangle and communities inland are expected to bear the brunt of Isaias Monday night and into Tuesday, with…

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Tropical Storm Warnings now stretch as far west as Raleigh as Isaias tracks toward NC

Tropical Storm Warnings now stretch as far west as Raleigh as Isaias tracks toward NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Tropical Storm Isaias is maintaining its status as a powerful storm and is expected to be near hurricane strength by the time it reaches the Carolinas in the next 24 hours. The storm will bring the bulk of its force to North Carolina between 2 a.m. and 9 a.m. Tuesday. As of 11 a.m., Isaias was about 220 miles south-southwest of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Maximum-sustained winds were 70 mph with…

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Fayetteville, expecting to feel major impacts from Isaias, braces for flooding

Fayetteville, expecting to feel major impacts from Isaias, braces for flooding

By Bryan Mims, WRAL reporter Fayetteville, N.C. — As Tropical Storm Isaias gets closer to North Carolina, Fayetteville officials are preparing for the possibility of flooded roads. Isaias is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Monday and make landfall between Wilmington and Myrtle Beach between 10 p.m. and midnight. Heavy rain and strong to severe storms could begin in Fayetteville Monday afternoon, but the major effects from Isaias will be felt Tuesday morning. Usually, the…

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TRACKING ISAIAS: Tropical storm winds expected in Cape Fear by 8 p.m. Monday

TRACKING ISAIAS: Tropical storm winds expected in Cape Fear by 8 p.m. Monday

Hurricane conditions expected in Southeastern North Carolina Monday night As of 8 a.m. Monday, Tropical Storm Isaias was located about 100 east-southeast of Jacksonville, Florida, and about 250 miles south-southwest of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The storm was moving at 13 mph and other rain bands were already moving into the Cape Fear region. Rain and thunderstorms were reported throughout Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Maximum sustained winds were at 70 mph, but some…

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Bald Head Island issues curfew due to tropical storm

Bald Head Island issues curfew due to tropical storm

BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — As Tropical Storm Isaias approaches the Cape Fear, Bald Head Island has declared a state of emergency and has issued a curfew. BHI officials say the curfew is from 5 p.m. Monday until 9 a.m. Tuesday. An exception will be made for those departing the island, the village wrote in a news release. Bald Head Island Transportation Inc. says the last ferry leaving the island ahead of Isaias will…

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TRACKING ISAIAS: Hurricane warning issued for Cape Fear coast

TRACKING ISAIAS: Hurricane warning issued for Cape Fear coast

Hurricane conditions expected in Southeastern North Carolina Monday night As of 8 a.m. Monday, Tropical Storm Isaias was located about 100 east-southeast of Jacksonville, Florida, and about 250 miles south-southwest of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The storm was moving at 13 mph and other rain bands were already moving into the Cape Fear region. Rain and thunderstorms were reported throughout Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Maximum sustained winds were at 70 mph, but some…

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Power restored to thousands along Outer Banks as Tropical Storm Isaias nears

Power restored to thousands along Outer Banks as Tropical Storm Isaias nears

By Rosalia Fodera, WRAL multimedia journalist Nags Head, N.C. — Some people along the Outer Banks had to deal with a power outage Sunday night that had nothing to do with the storm. Thousands of people in the Nag’s Head area were without power as Tropical Storm Isaias got closer to North Carolina. Equipment failure started a fire at a distribution station in Nags Head. Thick black smoke filled the air at the substation as…

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Isaias expected to strengthen, make landfall near Myrtle Beach as a hurricane

Isaias expected to strengthen, make landfall near Myrtle Beach as a hurricane

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — Tropical Storm Isaias is expected strengthen into a hurricane before it makes landfall near Myrtle Beach overnight Monday and into Tuesday. Isaias could make landfall near the South Carolina-North Carolina line Tuesday after midnight with top winds of 75 mph. The 5 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center shows little change to its path but indicates it will become a weak hurricane prior to landfall. Rainfall…

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Tropical Storm Warning, Flash Flood Watch issued for North Carolina hours out from Isaias

Tropical Storm Warning, Flash Flood Watch issued for North Carolina hours out from Isaias

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Tropical Storm Isaias is maintaining its status as a powerful storm and is expected to be near hurricane strength by the time it reaches the Carolinas in the next 24 hours. The storm is expected to impact North Carolina late Monday night into early Tuesday with rain, wind and possible flooding. As of 5 a.m., Isaias was about 115 miles east-southeast of Jacksonville, Florida. Maximum-sustained winds were 70 mph with movement…

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Thousands without power along Outer Banks as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches

Thousands without power along Outer Banks as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches

By Rosalia Fodera, WRAL multimedia journalist Nags Head, N.C. — Some people along the Outer Banks had to deal with a power outage Sunday night that had nothing to do with the storm. Thousands of people in the Nag’s Head area were without power as Tropical Storm Isaias got closer to North Carolina. Equipment failure started a fire at a distribution station in Nags Head. Thick black smoke filled the air at the substation as…

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