WATCH: State Officials Hold Tropical Storm Isaias Briefing By WUNC News • Aug 4, 2020 ShareTweetEmail North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and emergency management leaders share updates on Tropical Storm Isaias. Watch live here starting at 3 p.m. Tags: Hurricane IsaiasShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content NC Communities Prepare For Possible Impact Of Tropical Storm Isaias By Elizabeth Baier & Dave DeWitt • Aug 1, 2020 NOAA via AP Updated at 7:45 p.m. on Aug. 2 A state of emergency is in effect for much of North Carolina as Tropical Storm Isiais approaches. The brunt of the storm is expected to hit the piedmont and coastal plane late Monday and into Tuesday. Mandatory Evacuation Ordered For Ocracoke Ahead Of Storm By Associated Press • Jul 31, 2020 Larry Lamb / www.flickr.com/photos/49708076@N05/9807199176/ Authorities have ordered the evacuation of Ocracoke Island this weekend in advance of Hurricane Isaias.