On Monday night, more than 150,000 people were left without power after Hurricane Isaias passed through the Cape Fear. Duke Energy, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation and Four County Electric have had crews out restoring power since late last night.
Duke Energy, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation and Four County Electric customers across the area are in the dark, after Hurricane Isaias tore through the air, knocking down tree limbs and power lines.
Tropical Storm Isaias brought dangerous winds and heavy rain over eastern Virginia early Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach.
Several flights that were set to leave from the Wilmington International Airport Tuesday morning have been canceled.
As Tropical Storm Isaias moves closer to the Cape Fear region, towns and cities are issuing curfews.
Isaias is forecast to return to hurricane strength early as it approaches the Carolinas, where residents are being warned to brace for flooding rains and storm surge.
In preparation for Hurricane Isaias, the Town of Carolina Beach will activate its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Monday evening.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center is prepared to care for the community during and after Tropical Storm Isaias. The safety of our patients, employees and providers is our top priority.
Isaias is on its way to the Carolina Coast and the Cape Fear is no stranger to severe weather.