Hurricane Isaias has soaked the Bahamas. Forecasters announced on Friday that they will be monitoring hurricanes on the east coast. Click on the video player above to watch the latest forecast by meteorologist Dave Aiken . Carolina Monday night to Tuesday. As the entire state begins to take safety precautions, the state of emergency has taken effect. Update at 11 am on Saturday: The National Hurricane Center predicts that the Piedmont Triad will rain 1-4 inches from Hurricane Isaias. The latest frustum has no major changes, showing the expected trajectory of Hurricane Isaias. . The WXII 12 weather team’s alert update at 5 am on Saturday: Hurricane Isaias is expected to reach a tropical storm at around 2 am on Tuesday, reaching North Carolina. National Hurricane Center. Residents in low-lying areas should listen to the advice of local officials. Related information: Interactive Isais storm radar, the latest cones and resources update at 1
As Hurricane Isaias flooded the Bahamas, forecasters announced on Friday that part of the east coast would be monitored for hurricanes.
Click on the video player above to watch the latest forecast from meteorologist Dave Aiken.
The storm is expected to intensify to Category 2 before weakening from Monday night to Tuesday and affecting North Carolina.
The state of emergency is taking effect because the entire state is taking safety precautions.
Update at 11 am on Saturday:
The National Hurricane Center predicts that the Piedmont Triad will rain 1 to 4 inches from Hurricane Isaias.
The latest cones have not changed significantly, showing the projected trajectory of Hurricane Isaias.
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Update at 5 am on Saturday:
Hurricane Isaias is expected to reach North Carolina at around 2 am on Tuesday, becoming a tropical storm.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Isaiah will cause heavy rain in Carolina, which may endanger lives and cause floods and urban flooding. Residents in low-lying areas should listen to the advice of local officials.
Related: Interactive Isais Storm Radar, latest news and resources
Update at 11 pm on Friday:
The National Hurricane Center said that it is expected that Hurricane Isaiah will slow down in the next 24 hours, but will continue to strengthen and maintain hurricane status in the next few days.
Update at 5:45 pm Friday:
Duke Energy said it is preparing for a potential blackout and encourages people to do so.
Duke Energy North Carolina Storm Director Jason Hollifield said: “Due to the pandemic, many of our customers spend a lot of time at home, and they rely on us for reliable electricity. If a power outage occurs, our maintenance team is ready to safely and quickly Restore power.”
In addition to the storm challenge, Duke Energy’s response plan also includes CDC recommendations to ensure the safety of customers and employees. When social distancing cannot be maintained and work habits have changed to reduce interaction, maintenance personnel will wear masks.
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Update at 5 pm on Friday:
The latest forecast for Hurricane Isaiah shows that it has weakened into a tropical storm before it hit North Carolina on Monday. Click here to get the latest radar and models.
Update at 4pm on Friday:
Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency before Hurricane Isaiah affected North Carolina.
The governor issued a transportation exemption statement, allowing trucks and supplies to be moved to places where help is needed.
The state emergency operations center that has been activated for COVID-19 has also been activated for the storm, and state and local response teams are ready.
Cooper said: “Although the track and arrival of the hurricane may still change, it is time for North Carolina people to prepare.” “Given the COVID-19 pandemic, hurricane preparations will be different, and families need to prepare. Keep this in mind.”
Cooper said that due to the coronavirus, this hurricane season will bring atypical challenges.
Cooper said: “With proper protection and shelter, we can protect people from storms and at the same time work hard to avoid worsening the pandemic.” “Hurricanes during a pandemic are double troubles, but the state has been serious. Prepare for this situation.”
Coastal residents should find friends or family members to stay inland, or stay in hotels if they can afford it. If they are unable to do so, they will be sent to the shelter reception center where they will undergo a health check. Anyone with symptoms of coronavirus will be quarantined or treated. Others will go to smaller shelters to achieve better social distance.
Update at 1 pm on Friday:
Emergency management officials in Dell County continue to closely monitor Hurricane Isaiah and advise residents and visitors to begin implementing their hurricane preparedness plans.
Local officials said they will hold a meeting on Saturday morning to determine whether protective measures are necessary to ensure public safety.
According to current forecasts, visitors who are scheduled to go to the Bund this weekend are advised to pay close attention to the latest information from the National Meteorological Service Center and consider delaying their arrival until after the storm.
Drew Pearson, Director of Emergency Management of Daré County, said: “Daré County is likely to be affected by the storm as early as Sunday, August 2nd.” “It is time to assemble or supplement the basic necessities of the disaster emergency kit to maintain three to three. Family and pets for five days. Prepare an evacuation plan for execution.”
Officials said that if it is necessary to evacuate, more time must be allowed to evacuate.
Based on COVID-19 and appropriate social distancing measures, state asylum options will be restricted. Officials say that it is best for people not to settle in shelters with family or friends outside the expected danger zone, or stay in a shelter of your choice.
Officials said the turbulent sea and strong currents will create dangerous conditions for swimmers, which will continue until next week.
Even the most experienced swimmers should exercise caution to ensure their personal safety. Click here to view local beach conditions.
This article contains information from the Associated Press.