“What was once Hurricane Isaias has been downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall late Monday night in North Carolina.
The National Hurricane Center said in its 5 a.m. ET advisory Tuesday that threats of tornadoes were beginning to spread into southeastern Virginia.
“We don’t think there is going to be a whole lot of weakening, we still think there’s going to be very strong and gusty winds that will affect much of the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast over the next day or two,” Robbie Berg, a hurricane specialist with the National Hurricane Center, told the Associated Press. Rainfall will continue to be a big issue, he added.”