6:58 p.m.: Wake County announced some facilities will open later than normal on Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isaias. Pressure. There is no information available about the cause of the outage, but the estimated restoration time is 10:15 p.m., according to the Duke Energy Outage Map. 2:32 p.m.: Rocky Mount has declared a state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias, but there is no curfew in place. Enjoy the sunshine because rain returns on Monday. The shelters will open at 7 p.m. and are located at Meadow Lane Elementary School in Goldsboro and Spring Creek Middle School in Seven Springs. Heavy rain flooded the parking lot of Lowe's off U.S. Highway 70 in Garner. 11:40 p.m.: WRAL Meteorologist Zach Maloch is in the WRAL Storm Tracker in New Hanover County where he witnessed some large trees down in the roadway on US-74. Over 100 customers along NC-96 on the northwest side of Oxford are without power, while about 50 customers are without power near downtown between Lewis Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Fair. He said a neighbor called and told him several pilings sheared off and that a large portion of the transient dock on the Intracoastal Waterway broke off with his boat and others tied to it while the wind whipped from Isaias. Overall it is not a bad way to start the weekend. 3:18 p.m.: WRAL Meteorologist Kat Campbell says the worst conditions from Isaias will occur overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. Turn on WRAL News right now. Temperatures will be mild this afternoon with highs in the upper 50s. Joan Durham, Licensed Professional Counselor, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804, (252) 385-2031, I enjoy working with people of all ages. What's in your chimney? Face coverings are highly recommended. Oh my... it is cold in South Hill, Henderson, and Louisburg. 11 a.m.: The National Weather Service issued a tropical storm warning for the eastern half of North Carolina Monday morning, a swath of counties stretching from the Triangle to the coast. Delivered Weekly To Your Inbox ... Review Gastonia Times Greensboro Reporter Greenville Reporter Hickory Sun High Country Times IBX News Johnston Reporter NC North Carolina News NE Piedmont News Nantahala News North Charlotte Today North Guilford News North Iredell News North Mecklenburg News North Raleigh Today … The storm was located over Silver Lake, or near Wilmington, and is moving northwest at 60 mph. Most of those power outages are in Garner, south of Timer Drive near NC-50, or close to Lake Benson. By 7 a.m., the storm will be moving into Virginia, and we could even see some sunshine in the Triangle. We will see gradual clearing from north to south this afternoon. 7:30 a.m.: The sun is out in much of North Carolina as Virginia begins to feel the impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias. Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. We’ll see pleasant, but chilly weather this weekend. A tornado touched down just northwest of the City of Rocky Mount along the Thomas A Betts Parkway. Consumer Reports survey shows which cars make their owners happiest, 5 On Your Side, building company help homeowner get straightened out, 2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs, Work from a luxury suite at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Amazon driver rescues baby abandoned by carjacker, Published: 2020-08-03 11:12:00 What's next for the Black Lives Matter Movement? He's monitoring the threat for storm surge, which could be as high as 3-6 feet in some areas, particularly south-facing beaches. 5:15 a.m.: WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said the worst is over for North Carolina. The tornado continued north, producing intermittent tree damage in the form of snapped and uprooted hardwood trees, sliding just west of the Belmont Lake Golf course. I'll show you why we will have a cool weekend on tap on WRAL News this morning. 11:50 p.m.: A flash flood warning has been issued for Cumberland County, Harnett County, Johnston County, Sampson County, and Wayne County until 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday. On TV this AM I'll show you which morning will be the coldest. 6:30 a.m.: A tornado was confirmed in Bertie County, between Rocky Mount and Nags Head, early Tuesday morning. Temperatures will be mild this afternoon with highs in the upper 50s. Landfall is when the center of the storm comes on land, but parts of the North Carolina coast are already experiencing calm conditions in the eye of the hurricane. I’ll show you the timing at 9 AM on WRAL Morning News. ©2021 Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. Get high school sports at your fingertips! In many areas, wind speeds have decreased, although heavy rain continues to fall. Cold mornings will be short-lived. Updated: 2020-07-29 06:26:28, Posted July 29, 2020 6:14 a.m. EDTUpdated July 29, 2020 6:26 a.m. EDT. Areas of Rich Square and Woodland were expected to feel the impacts of the tornado. 8:23 p.m.: The number of power outages in Wake County has declined. 2 a.m.: Hurricane Isaias remains a Category1 hurricane with winds at 75 mph. The National Weather Service says one to two inches of rain have already fallen in the area and more heavy rain is ongoing. The majority of them are right in the area where Hurricane Isaias made landfall. 10:56 p.m.: According to Brunswick County Emergency Services Director Ed Conrow, they are beginning to receive more damage reports as the eye wall moves onshore in the county. Multiple trees fell in the area, but reports of flooding were minimal. 3 p.m.: Gov. Duke Energy's website says the outage was caused by falling trees or limbs. Flash flooding and rainfall totals are greater east of the Triangle. Based … Rocky Mount, NC The Severe Weather Outlook helps you prepare for significant weather, such as an upcoming storm, that could result in weather warnings or alerts being issued. We will show you why & how long milder air will stay with us on WRAL. It's going to be a cooler afternoon too. Several dozen customers were without power in the Triangle. 11:34 p.m.: There were reports of several fires on Oak Island and Ocean Isle Beach late Monday night. Temps turn MUCH colder overnight this weekend. "PWC crews will be standing by and will work to restore power while conditions are safe. 2:30 p.m.: Raleigh Mayor Mary Ann Baldwin is urging residents to remember to follow coronavirus safety guidelines during Tropical Storm Isaias. We are waking up to chilly temperatures this morning. I attempted to circle my yard with my car to slide out of my drive way, and I got stuck. Rain is to our south this AM and moving south away from us. Rocky Mount, NC earthquake index is 0.00, ranked #748 in North Carolina. The National Weather Service has extended a tornado watch in eastern Virginia until noon today. Grab the umbrella! When will it be safe to see vaccinated loved ones. Rocky Mount Weather. It was moving northeast at 23 mph up the Interstate 95 corridor and is approaching the Goldsboro area. 11:17 p.m.: A tornado warning has been issued for Pasquotank County and Perquimans County in northeastern North Carolina until 11:45 p.m. This is stunning! 10:58 p.m.: WRAL Meteorologist Kat Campbell says Frying Pan Shoals Tower recorded a wind gust of 102 miles per hour. More rain is on the way! Severe thunderstorm and tornado watches and warnings, radar, and satellite loops for Rocky Mount, NC Free, fast and easy way find a job of 655.000+ postings in Rocky Mount, NC and other big cities in USA. "This is going to be pretty dangerous since it is happening while people are sleeping.". Don't forget your sunglasses and a coat! Saturday is chilly and bright. 10 Day. 10:53 p.m.: The latest update from the National Hurricane Center keeps Hurricane Isaias as a Category 1 storm with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. The threat of tornadoes will increase as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches North Carolina. More rain is on the way! Goldsboro, Fayetteville and Raleigh have seen almost 2 inches of rain already. 6:27 p.m.: Over 3,000 people are without power in Wake County, most of them in the MacGregor Downs area between US-64 and Cary Parkway. WRAL's Bryan Mims also reports at least 200 without power in the Fayetteville area. It's a messy Monday. High pressure brings colder air this weekend. Roy Cooper is holding a press conference about state preparations for Tropical Storm Isaias. 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