Isaias to make landfall in southern North Carolina in the next hour or two

WSAV Hurricane Central

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Isaias’ impacts are done for the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, but the system continues to move up the east coast.

Isaias has regained strength back to a Category 1 hurricane. It is expected to stay that way until it makes landfall tonight.

NHC ADVISORY: As of the 11 PM advisory on Hurricane Isaias from the National Hurricane Center, maximum sustained winds are 85 mph. The center is 25 miles east/northeast of Myrtle Beach, SC. The storm is moving to the north-northeast at 22 mph. The pressure has held steady at 988 mb.

At the coast, we can still expect higher than normal tides Tuesday along with rough surf and rip currents. The high tide for Ft Pulaski is at around 9a.m. Tuesday.

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