Hurricane Isaias downgraded to tropical storm
Made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina as a hurricane last night. So, says the National Hurricane Center. The storm touchdown just after 11 p.m. Eastern time with top sustained winds of 85 miles per hour. Coastal shops and restaurants closed early on. Both residents and tourists left the beaches as a newly re strengthen Hurricane Zaius sped toward the Carolinas. The storm was centered about 40 miles east northeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Andrew Stewart reporting. But as soon as he say's yes was on land for a while. The winds diminish now it's been downgraded to a tropical storm, but still Conditions are ripe for tornadoes in the areas of North Carolina and Virginia. Virginia.