Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Isaias Comes Ashore As Hurricane, Quickly Departing N.C.

Isaias Comes Ashore As Hurricane, Quickly Departing N.C.

Isaias is quickly leaving the area, leaving behind some minor damage across Wayne County.

Isaias made landfall as a hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The hurricane touched down just after 11 p.m. EDT on Monday with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.

Isaias was downgraded to a tropical storm around 4 a.m. Tuesday.

The eye of the storm passed just to the east of Goldsboro around 3 a.m.

During the storm, a wind gust of 46 mph was recorded at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro around 1:30 a.m.

Initial reports show approximately 3 ¾ inches of rain fell in Wayne County during the storm.

The National Weather Service radar at approximately 5 a.m. as Tropical Storm Isaias heads north
From the National Weather Service
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