Tropical Storm Isaias was upgraded to a category one hurricane with 80 mph sustained winds overnight before weakening slightly this morning. Coastal North Carolina remains squarely within the forecast cone. At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Isaias was located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft and Bahamas radar near…

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Tropical Storm Isaias has formed in the Caribbean, and the North Carolina coast is squarely in the forecast cone of uncertainty. At 11 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Isaias was located near latitude 18.1 North, longitude 68.9 West. Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 20 mph (31 km/h), and a west-northwestward to northwestward…

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