Residents of the Carolinas braced for the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias on Monday, August 3, with the storm expected to regain hurricane strength before it pushed ashore into the area.
Tropical Storm Isaias was packing maximum winds of 70 mph as it moved north at 13 mph, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 2 pm update on Monday. The storm was about 115 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, as of 2 pm.
The storm was forecast to make landfall in the Carolinas on Monday night. Strong winds and heavy rainfall were forecast for the Carolinas and other states along the East Coast on Monday night through Tuesday, the NHC said.
This footage was filmed by Twitter user @arlene_c1, who said she captured it on Hilton Head Island beach between 8.30am and 9am on Monday. Credit: @arlene_c1 via Storyful