Tropical cyclone Isaias, that will be moving towards the Florida coast, has morphed into a category-1 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center has reported. The storm originally formed south of Puerto Rico.
The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning for the Bahamas, as Isaias proceeds to move northwest at 18 mph, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.
#Isaias is presently a hurricane according to information from the Air Force Hurricane Hunters. The intensity forecast shows a stronger storm than before, but the track prediction is unchanged. Go to https://t.co/tW4KeFW0gB for specifics. pic.twitter.com/tXraiehHMX
On Thursday, Iasias caused power outages, flooding and smallish landslides as it passed over Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, in which it also triggered evacuations.
Florida emergency officials warned residents of heavy rain and strong winds by the end of this week. On Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis urged everyone to stock up with supplies for at least seven days.
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