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Hurricane Isaias brings tornadoes, fires, flooding, widespread power outages


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SOURCE: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/isaias-tropical-storm-hurricane-tornadoes-flooding-fires-north-carolina-virginia/
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Summary

On-again off-again Hurricane Isaias made landfall late Monday night near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center, spawning several confirmed or possible tornadoes and causing fires, flooding and widespread power outages. One outage led to an issue with a nuclear power plant.The storm crossed over land as a hurricane just after 11 p.m. with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.Isaias (pronounced ees-ah-EE-ahs) had been upgraded again from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane Monday evening. And by 3 a.m., it was back down to a tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph.At 5 a.m., Isaias was centered about 15 miles southeast of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and 85 miles west/southwest of Norfolk, Virginia. Gradual weakening was expected today and quicker weakening tonight.The storm could continue to bring down trees and cause power outages as it moves north along the mid-Atlantic and New England coastline, said Robbie Berg, a hurricane center forecaster.

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