By now, you likely have seen the forecast cone from the National Hurricane Center – the track remains just offshore of Florida, comes north and makes landfall in outer North Carolina and then heads straight for New England. A few things to note regarding the track: First off with any hurricane or strong storm in the Bahamas, the entire East Coast needs to be on alert and ready for anything. While the forecast has been fairly steady over the last 24-48 hours, a small change in atmospheric conditions can lead to big shifts in track and consequently large changes to impacts along the Coastline. … [Read more...] about Will Hurricane Isaias Impact New England? Here Are 3 Potential Scenarios
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Our biggest concern and largest overall impact from Isaias will be from the wind. It won’t last long, but we are expecting a 3-6 hour window with wind gusts 35-65mph across all of southern New England. Expect peak winds between about 5p-11p Tuesday evening. … [Read more...] about Tracking Isaias: Damaging Winds, Elevated Risk Of Tornadoes In Southern New England
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