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Posted on: August 1, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Watch issued for our area

According to the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS), Isaias has weakened to a tropical storm; however, it is expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane overnight as it approaches the southeast coast of Florida.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH is in effect for our area.

Potential impacts to are area include:
🌀 RIP CURRENTS - Entire coast through Monday night.
🌀 HIGH SURF & BEACH EROSION - Moderate to major beach erosion possible Monday and Monday night.
🌀 COASTAL FLOODING - Minor to perhaps moderate (or even major) tidal flooding is possible with the Monday morning and Monday evening high tides, most likely along the southeast South Carolina coast. Inundation could also occur outside of the high tide cycles, mainly for a stronger land-falling storm.
🌀 WINDS - Potential for tropical storm force winds Monday and Monday night, especially along the immediate SC coast. These winds could cause minor structural damage, knock down trees and result in power outages.
🌀 FLOODING RAINFALL - Heavy rainfall is most likely Monday and Monday night, mainly near the SC coast
🌀 TORNADOES - Isolated tornadoes are possible Monday and Monday night, mainly along the immediate SC coast.

The Town’s Emergency Management Division continues to monitor the this system and will update as needed to ensure the safety of its residents.

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