Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands On Guard for Possible Tropical Storm

Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands On Guard for Possible Tropical Storm

Updated 8/6/20: FEMA issued an Emergency Declaration for areas in Connecticut affected by Tropical Storm Isaias on August 4, 2020.

Connecticut Tropical Storm Isaias (EM-3535)

Included Tribal Areas:
Mashantucket Pequot Tribe (New London County, 06338)
Mohegan Tribe of Indians (New London County, 06382)

Updated 8/5/20: Patch.com published a report outlining major creek/river flooding in Pennsylvania resulting from Tropical Storm Isaiais.

Perkiomen Creek Floods to All-Time Historic High Levels

Approximate impacted locations include:

– Collegeville (Montgomery County, 19426, 19473)
– Eastwick/Southwest Philadelphia (Philadelphia County, 19154)
– Graterford (Montgomery County, 19426)
– Manayunk (Philadelphia County, 19127)
– Norristown (Montgomery County, 19401, 19403, 19404, 19405, 19406, 19407, 19408, 19409)
– Parkwood Manor/Northeast Philadelphia (Philadelphia County, 19154)
– Schwenksville (Montgomery County, 19473)
– Skippack (Montgomery County, 19474)
Additional Media: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/weather/stories-weather/isaias-philadelphia-region-tropical-storm-rain-wind/2490160/

Updated 8/5/20: The Weather Channel published a report offering a full recap on Hurricane Isaias, which impacted a large portion of the U.S. Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Hurricane Isaias Recap: Northeast Lashing Follows a North Carolina Landfall, a Florida Grazing, and Puerto Rico Soaking

Approximate locations sustaining structural damage:

Fire
North Carolina
– Ocean Isle Beach (Brunswick County, 28469)
*Driftwood Ave. (four fires) East 4th St. (one fire)
*One property identified as 16 Driftwood Ave.
Media: https://www.wect.com/2020/08/03/multiple-fires-spark-ocean-isle-beach-isaias-moves-shore/

Flooding
Delaware

– Dover (New Castle County, 19901, 19902, 19903, 19904, 19905, 19906)
Media: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/tracking-high-winds-tornadoes-tractor-trailers-flipped-over-in-de/2490388/

Maryland
– Elkton (Cecil County, 21921, 21922)
Media: https://patch.com/maryland/perryville/flooded-houses-submerged-vehicles-prompt-rescues-cecil-county
– North East (Cecil County, 21901)
Media: https://www.wbaltv.com/article/north-east-being-evacuated-for-flooding/33512504

North Carolina
– Ocean Isle Beach (Brunswick County, 28469)
– Oak Island (Brunswick County, 28465)

Pennsylvania
– North Coventry Township (Chester County, 19465)

South Carolina
– Cherry Grove (Horry County, 29582)
Media: https://wpde.com/news/local/cherry-grove-neighbors-inundated-by-isaias-storm-surge-homes-flooded
– Garden City (Horry County, 29576)

Tornado
Delaware
– Bear (New Castle County, 19701)
*High winds
*Concentrated home damage in Brennan Estates
– Dover (New Castle County, 19901, 19902, 19903, 19904, 19905, 19906)
Media: https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/tracking-high-winds-tornadoes-tractor-trailers-flipped-over-in-de/2490388/

Maryland
– Mardela Springs (Wicomico County, 21837)
Media: https://wjla.com/news/local/multiple-tornadoes-reported-in-maryland-as
– Ocean City (Worcester County, 21842, 21843)
*Wind damage

New Jersey
– Marmora/Upper Township (Cape May County, 08223)

New York
*Wind damage
– Garden City/Long Island (Nassau County, 11530)
-South Shore/Staten Island (Nassau County, 10306, 10307, 10308, 10309, 10312)
Media: https://abc7ny.com/hurricane-isaias-long-island-tropical-storm-track-radar-map/6353608/ 

North Carolina
– Leland (Brunswick County, 28451)
– Oak Island (Brunswick County, 28465)
– Southport (Brunswick County, 28461)
*Wind damage
– Town Creek (Brunswick County, 28451)
– Windsor (Bertie County, 27983)
Media: https://www.wral.com/it-s-bad-sheriff-says-person-killed-10-homes-destroyed-in-bertie-county-tornado/19218597/

Virginia
– Courtland (Southampton County, 23837)
– Suffolk (23432, 23433, 23434, 23435, 23436, 23437, 23438, 23439)
– White Stone (Lancaster County, 22587)
*Little Bay Community
Media: https://www.wric.com/weather/weather-photos/photos-tropical-storm-isaias/

 

Updated 8/4/20: The Weather Channel published a report outlining the latest details associated with Tropical Storm Isaias, which is tracking up the U.S. East Coast after making landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane.

Tropical Storm Isaias Spreading Threats of Damaging Winds, Flooding Rain and Tornadoes to Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Approximate locations sustaining structural damage:

Fire
North Carolina
– Ocean Isle Beach (Brunswick County, 28469)
*Driftwood Ave. (four fires) East 4th St. (one fire)
*One property identified as 16 Driftwood Ave.
Media: https://www.wect.com/2020/08/03/multiple-fires-spark-ocean-isle-beach-isaias-moves-shore/

Flooding
North Carolina
– Ocean Isle Beach (Brunswick County, 28469)
– Oak Island (Brunswick County, 28465)

South Carolina
– Cherry Grove (Horry County, 29582)
Media: https://wpde.com/news/local/cherry-grove-neighbors-inundated-by-isaias-storm-surge-homes-flooded
– Garden City (Horry County, 29576)

Tornado (Unconfirmed)
Maryland
– Mardela Springs (Wicomico County, 21837)
Media: https://wjla.com/news/local/multiple-tornadoes-reported-in-maryland-as

North Carolina
– Oak Island (Brunswick County, 28465)
– Southport (Brunswick County, 28461)
*Wind damage
– Town Creek (Brunswick County, 28451)
– Windsor (Bertie County, 27983)
Media: https://www.wral.com/it-s-bad-sheriff-says-person-killed-10-homes-destroyed-in-bertie-county-tornado/19218597/

Virginia
– Courtland (Southampton County, 23837)
– Suffolk (23432, 23433, 23434, 23435, 23436, 23437, 23438, 23439)
– White Stone (Lancaster County, 22587)
*Little Bay Community
Media: https://www.wric.com/weather/weather-photos/photos-tropical-storm-isaias/

 

Updated 8/2/20: The Weather Channel published a report outlining the latest details associated with Hurricane Isaias, which has weakened into a tropical storm and will track close to Florida’s eastern coast before impacting the Carolinas and New England.

Isaias Tracking Near South Florida This Morning. New Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings Issued in Carolinas

Updated 8/1/20: FEMA issued an Emergency Declaration for areas in Florida affected by Hurricane Isaias beginning July 31, 2020 and continuing.

Florida Hurricane Isaias (EM-3533)

Updated 8/1/20: The Weather Channel published a report outlining the latest details associated with Hurricane Isaias, which is expected to impact portions of Florida within the next several hours.

Hurricane Isaias Is Moving Through Bahamas and Will Approach Florida Later Saturday; Will Track Up East Coast Next Week

Areas of Florida currently under a hurricane warning/watch:

Hurricane Warning

– Boca Raton to the Flagler/Volusia County Line

Hurricane Watch
– South Florida (from Boca Raton to Hallandale Beach)

Updated 7/31/20: Emergency declarations in anticipation of Hurricane Isaias have been issued by governors in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia.

Florida
FirstCoast News (Florida Gov. DeSantis to Discuss Hurricane Isaias at Florida Division of Emergency Management)

North Carolina
NC Governor Roy Cooper (Governor Cooper Declares Emergency as North Carolina Prepares for Hurricane Isaias)

Virginia
Virginia Governor Ralph S. Northam (Governor Northam Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Isaias)