Isaias impacts Canada as a post-tropical cyclone

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Isaias made landfall at 11:10 p.m. Monday near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained wind of 85 mph.

Isaias quickly weakened to a tropical storm after moving over land. It raced up the east coast of the United States yesterday spawning tornadoes, flooding rain, and gusty wind.

Isaias is currently racing to the north-northeast near 28 mph, spreading rain and gusty wind over eastern Quebec. The storm is expected to dissipate by tonight or tomorrow.

There are currently no watches and warnings in effect for the United States associated with Isaias.


It’s becoming increasingly unlikely that anything will come of a small, weak area of low pressure a few hundred miles southwest of Bermuda. The storm activity surrounding it has decreased significantly, and strengthening will be hindered over the next five days due to dry air and high wind shear. The National Hurricane Center has lowered the chance of development to 10%.

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