Hurricane Isaias

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Excessive rain from Tropical Storm Isaias caused nearly 3,700 gallons (14,006 liters) of sewage to spill into a river in North Carolina, officials said.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and emergency management leaders share updates on Tropical Storm Isaias.

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Updated at 4:50 p.m. ET

At least four people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.

Michael Bledsoe sells sandbags as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
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Updated at 11:54 p.m. on Aug. 3, 2020

Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. 

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Updated at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020

Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to regain hurricane strength by the time it makes landfall later tonight. 

This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at 9:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Isaias over the Bahamas

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.

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Authorities have ordered the evacuation of Ocracoke Island this weekend in advance of Hurricane Isaias.