Tropical storm warning issued for tri-state area as Isaias approaches the Carolinas

Tropical storm warning issued for tri-state area as Isaias approaches the Carolinas

On Tuesday, a tropical storm is expected across regions in the Tri-State area, as Tropical Storm Isaias is forecasted to hit the Carolinas by the end of the week, it will strike New York City with pounding rain and winds at speeds of up to 70 MPH. 

A tropical storm warning is in effect for NYC, Long Island and parts of New Jersey, with heavy rain and winds expected by late Monday night.

The New York City Emergency Management Department has issued a flash flood watch for the city from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning in South Carolina from Santee River to Surf City.

The center of the storm is expected to hit areas by Tuesday afternoon, conditions will start improving after that.

According to the National Weather Service, “Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to move up the East Coast the next couple of days. Tropical moisture will run up well ahead of the actual system. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible Tuesday morning through evening.”

“Tropical storm watches have been issued for the Tri-State, and we expect impacts (heavy rain, wind, dangerous seas) to begin Tuesday into Wednesday,” The NWS tweeted Sunday Night.

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