Isabel’s Being Bitchy

The centre of Hurricane Isabel is moving closer to the coast of North Carolina and is expected to make landfall early this afternoon. Hurricane conditions are already beginning to spread over a large area of the coast well ahead of the centre. Wind gusts to hurricane-force could also extend inland up to 240 kilometres along the path of Isabel.


“It’s really cranking. All of a sudden winds easily gusted to 65 miles an hour here. This is definitely one of those pushes of winds coming in. Very heavy rain too. That has been one of the things that has not let up at all this morning, and that’s going to continue to be a problem,” said The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore in North Carolina this morning.


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