Category 1 Hurricane Isaias Looms Over East Coast

East Coast USA has been put on alert as Hurricane Isaias tracks its way north. The weather system, which started as a tropical storm, crossed Haiti and the Dominican Republic before escalating to a Category 1 hurricane.

NOAA's Hurricane Isaias trajectory
As a tropical storm, Isaias brought strong winds and heavy rain to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, resulting in reports of flash flooding, mudslides and widespread power outages.
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As the hurricane continues its northward trajectory, NOAA has issued a Hurricane Warning for the Bahamas and portions of Florida’s east coast, from north of Deerfield Beach to the Volusia-Brevard county line. Other nearby regions are under watch or have been issued Tropical Storm Warnings.

Updated information can be found on NOAA’s National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center’s webpage.

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