(KRQE)- After making landfall over Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, Hurricane Isaias as downgraded to a tropical storm according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane touched down after 11 p.m. on Monday, August 3 with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.
The storm now has maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. The weather service stated in an advisory that southeastern Virginia would face threats of tornadoes. The storm caused flooding and sparked five home fires in Ocean Isle Beach.