Meteorologists: Hurricane Isaias Getting ‘A Little Stronger’

Posted on August 1, 2020 1:12 am

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The U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Saturday that Hurricane Isaias is getting “a little stronger” as it drenches the Bahamas and makes its way toward the U.S. mainland.

Isaias is moving northwest with maximum sustained winds at 135 kph, according to meteorologists.

Isaias, located about 185 kilometers south southeast of Nassau, is expected to make landfall on Florida’s southeastern coast late Saturday or Sunday.

The southern U.S. states of Florida and North Carolina have declared hurricane warnings.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency for a dozen counties on the Atlantic Coast. Heavy rains from the storm are expected to