Here’s the Latest Forecast for Hurricane Isaias: 11am Sunday Update

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  • August 2, 2020
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LATEST ISAIAS STRENGTH AND TIMING FOR CAROLINAS

Here is the latest information I have on Isaias. A new track came in minutes ago and shows a South Carolina landfall. From the data that I can see right now I anticpate a high end tropical storm or possibly even a Cat. 1 hurricane making landfall between Charleston and Myrtle Beach. This is certainly a manageable system, but the impacts need to be taken seriously and can be dangerous. My greatest concern is for coastal flooding and storm surge around high tide in the Charleston area. 5-8' storm surge possible around 9pm. Winds will range between 50-70 mph, possibly higher if ths storm organizes today. We will have hourly updates on and air and online today and I will have an in depth question and answer session LIVE on Facebook tonight at 5pm. wyff4.com/weather

Posted by Chris Justus, WYFF 4 Chief Meteorologist on Sunday, August 2, 2020

CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued from South Santee River South Carolina to Surf City North Carolina. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the North Carolina coast from north of Surf City to Duck, including Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds. The Tropical Storm Warning south of Jupiter Inlet Florida and for Lake Okeechobee has been discontinued. The Storm Surge Watch for the Florida east coast has been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for… * Edisto Beach South Carolina to Cape Fear North Carolina A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Jupiter Inlet Florida to Surf City North Carolina

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * North of Surf City to Duck North Carolina * Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds Interests elsewhere along the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States should monitor the progress of Isaias.

Additional watches or warnings may be required later today. A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life- threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, generally within 36 hours.

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