Isaias weakens into a Post-Tropical Cyclone
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Update 5th August 6:30 a. m. UTC
Currently located at 46.1N 72.2W, Isaias weakened into a Post-Tropical Cyclone. It is now moving toward the north-northeast near 56 km/h (30 knots) with an expected decrease within the next hours.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to 65 km/h (35 knots). It is forecasted that the wind will drop below tropical-storm-force within the next few hours and dissipate over southeastern Canada.
The threat of tornadoes will continue over portions of Maine for a few more hours.
Update 4th August 8:30 a.m. UTC
Isaias made landfall in the Carolinas as a hurricane and weakened into a Tropical Storm. Currently located near 35.9N 77.7.W, Isaias continues its movement toward the NNE with a present movement of 43 km/h (23 knots).
Maximum sustained winds are reported to be near 110 km/h (59 knots) with gusts to 82 km/h (44 knots).
Isaias will bring heavy rainfall, storm surge, and a threat of tornadoes.
Update 3rd August 9:00 p.m. UTC
Isaias is currently predicted to be hurricane or near the hurricane strength, when it reaches northeastern South Carolina and southern North Carolina on Monday evening.
Maximum sustainable winds are 110 km/h (59 KT) and location at 32.0N 79.4W.
Arrival to the coastline posses a threat of dangerous storm surge and residents should follow advices from emergency officials.
Hurricane should bring tropical storm force winds and gusts to the mid-Atlantic coast on Tuesday. Heavy rainfall along the East Coast will cause flash and urban flooding, especially in the eastern Carolinas.
Update 3rd August 10:00 a.m. UTC
Isaias is forecasted to regain the hurricane strength before it reaches the coast of eastern Carolinas. The exact location is at 29.7N 79.9W with maximum sustainable winds 113 km/h (60 KT). Isaias is moving to the north at 15 km/h (8 KT) and there is a danger of life-threatening storm surge along the immediate coastline of northeastern South Carolina and southern North Carolina.
Heavy rainfall may result in flash and urban flooding, some of which may be significant.
Tropical storm conditions are expected to spread from Florida to portions of southern New England through Tuesday afternoon.
Update 2nd August 8:00 p.m. UTC
Isaias is located approximately 135 km southeast of Cape Canaveral Florida and 65 km east-southeast of Vero Beach Florida with maximum sustainable winds 100 km/h (56 KT).
Tropical storm warning is in effect from Jupiter Inlet, Florida, to Surf City, North Carolina. Storm watch is active for areas from North of Surf City to Duck North Carolina.
Tropical storm conditions will persist along the east coast of Florida through early Monday. Isaias will reach Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina Monday and early Tuesday.
Update 2nd August 1:00 p.m. UTC
Isaias continued to weaken and has not regain a hurricane strength. However it will likely keep its intensity of a strong tropical storm.
Storm is positioned just off the coast of South Florida right now and should be tracking near Florida's eastern coast through Sunday.
The final landfall is predicted on Monday night or early Tuesday in South Carolina or southeast North Carolina.
Maximum winds weakened to 101 km/h (55 KT) with movement speed 14 km/h (8 KT).
Update 2nd August 1:00 a.m. UTC
Isaias has weakened into a tropical storm as it headed towards the Florida coast with maximum sustainable winds 111 km/h (60 KT) and moving speed 11 km/h (6 KT).
It is expected to intensify into a hurricane again overnight and the center of the storm should hit Florida coast Saturday evening or early Sunday.
Update 1st August 3:00 p.m. UTC
The center of hurricane Isaias is currently moving over the northern Andros Island and should reach Grand Bahama Island in the Northwestern Bahamas later today.
Exact location is at 24.7N 77.9W with maximum sustainable winds 130 km/h (69 KT). Hurricane is moving to the northwest at 19 km/h (16 KT).
Hurricane conditions and storm surge will continue in the northwest Bahamas today and during Sunday, threat is heavy rains and flash flooding.
East coast of Florida should prepare for dangerous storm surge, especially in areas from Jupiter Inlet to Ponte Vedra Beach.
Update 31st July 9:00 p.m. UTC
Isaias is located at 22.2N 75.2W with maximum sustainable winds 120 km/h (65 KT). The threats are life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides in the affected areas.
Majority of Bahamas is under a hurricane warning. Hurricane watches have been issued for parts of Florida's Atlantic coast - Hallendale Beach to south of Boca Raton Florida and Volusia-Brevard County Line.
Hurricane conditions are expected to occur today and on Saturday in portions of the Bahamas.
Update 31st July 7 a. m. UTC
Isaias has become the second hurricane of the 2020 season. Located near latitude 20.6 North, longitude 72.7 West, Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 30 km/h (16 knots). Its movement toward the northwest with a decrease in forward speed is expected for the next couple of days. Then it is expected to move toward the north-northwest.
Maximum sustained winds are near 130 km/h (70 knots) with higher gusts. It is expected that Isaias will strengthen and remain a hurricane for the next couple of days.
The center of Isaias will move near or over the Southeastern Bahamas and move near or over the Northwestern Bahamas and near South Florida on Saturday.
Hurricane will produce heavy rains and potentially life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides, possible storm surge in affected areas.
Update 30th July 8.30 a. m. UTC
Tropical Storm Isaias becomes the ninth named cyclone of the 2020 Atlantic season. Located 16.7N 67.2W, Isaias moves near 30 km/h (16 knots) toward the northwest. The expected motion is toward west-northwest to the northwest with some decrease in forward speed in the next couple of days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 85 km/h (46 knots) with higher gusts.
Isaias will move over Hispaniola later today and near the Southeastern Bahamas on Friday.
Heavy rains that can trigger potentially life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides are expected from the Leeward Islands to Puerto Rico and Hispaniola.
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Just a minor correction - the last 2 days' updates should say "1st August" and "2nd August". Thanks!