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Tropical Storm Isaias Local Statement Advisory Number 26
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL  AL092020
1104 AM EDT Mon Aug 3 2020

This product covers Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

**ISAIAS FORECAST TO MAKE LANDFALL IN THE CAROLINAS TONIGHT AS A HURRICANE** 

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - All watches and warnings have been canceled

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 80 miles east-northeast of Jacksonville FL or about 80 
      miles east-southeast of Brunswick GA
    - 30.7N 80.1W
    - Storm Intensity 70 mph
    - Movement North or 360 degrees at 13 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Tropical Storm Isaias was 80 miles east northeast of Jacksonville,
FL this morning, and the Tropical Storm will move towards the 
Carolinas this afternoon and tonight. A few bands of showers will
impact the coastline through the afternoon, but winds will remain
below Tropical Storm force. Thus, the Tropical Storm Warnings were
cancelled for all land areas. 

Additional rainfall up to 1 inch is possible. Significant beach 
erosion is possible for some of the area beaches. Life-threatening 
rip currents and building rough seas are expected today and swimming 
is strongly discouraged at area beaches.

Over the coastal waters, dangerous marine conditions will continue
through this evening. 

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

* SURGE:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

* FLOODING RAIN:
Little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time 
across Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Jacksonville FL regarding 
the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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