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Tropical Storm Isaias Local Statement Advisory Number 31
National Weather Service Wakefield VA  AL092020
513 PM EDT Tue Aug 4 2020

This product covers CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...AND THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE

ISAIAS RACING NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS EASTERN NEW YORK

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - The Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Dorchester, 
      Inland Worcester, Maryland Beaches, Somerset, and Wicomico

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 300 miles north of Ocean City MD or about 410 miles 
      north-northeast of Norfolk VA
    - 42.7N 74.2W
    - Storm Intensity 65 mph
    - Movement North-northeast or 20 degrees at 40 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Tropical Storm Isaias is racing northeastward through eastern New York 
late this afternoon, with winds rapidly diminishing across the lower
mid-Atlantic. Conditions will become fairly benign through this evening
with water levels continuing to drop across the region. Additional tidal 
flooding is no longer expected with the high tide cycle this evening.

An elevated rip current threat will persist over the next couple days,
leading to dangerous conditions for swimming.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
No additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...AND 
THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.

* SURGE:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...AND 
THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.

* FLOODING RAIN:
No additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...AND 
THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.

* TORNADOES:
No additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA...AND 
THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:
RECOVERY PHASE - Do not enter evacuated areas until officials have 
given the all clear to return.


* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:
Always heed the advice of local officials and comply with orders that 
are issued. Do not needlessly jeopardize your life or the lives of 
others.


* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see 
www.readyvirginia.gov, readync.org or mema.maryland.gov
- For the latest weather and storm information go to 
weather.gov/wakefield

NEXT UPDATE
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This will be the final local statement that will be issued by the 
National Weather Service in Wakefield VA.

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