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πŸŒ€ Tracking Hurricane Isaias (2-4 Inches of Rain Likely in Schuylkill County on Tuesday)

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Hurricane Isaias Forecast for Schuylkill County


Hurricane Isaias is making its way to Schuylkill County. And it’s going to bring a lot of rain our way on Tuesday.

Hurricane Isaias β€œCone”

Here’s a look at the β€œcone” of Hurricane Isaias. This map also contains the forecast track line that shows where the National Hurricane Center believes the storm will track.Β 

In the 11 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center, the winds on Hurricane Isaias have strengthened from earlier today. Isaias is once again a Category 1 hurricane. Winds are sustained at 85 mph. The storm is moving NNE at 22 mph and is just off the coast of North Carolina. The forecast path of TS Isaias still has it moving directly up the East Coast of the US, eventually passing over popular vacation spots for Schuylkill County residents.Β 

Rain and wind from the storm appear to be impacting our weather here in the coal region on Tuesday.Β 

Remember, a Hurricane is defined as sustained winds between 74-110 mph. Isaias is currently a Tropical Storm. A Tropical Storm is defined by sustained winds at 39-73 mph.

Hurricane Isaias Winds

Let’s take a look at the wind impact of Hurricane Isaias here in Schuylkill County:Β 

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The wind forecast for Hurricane Isaias has once again changed. Schuylkill County has about a 30-40% chance of experiencing Tropical Storm force winds from this storm on Tuesday.

Hurricane Isaias Rainfall

The biggest impact Hurricane Isaias will have on Schuylkill County remains in the form of rainfall.Β 

Here’s a map showing the potential rainfall for Schuylkill County on Tuesday from this storm:Β 

According to this forecast from the National Hurricane Center, Schuylkill County can expect to see anywhere between 2-4 inches of rain from Hurricane Isaias.Β 

The area forecast to receive between 4-6 inches of rain from Hurricane Isaias is now most of southeast Pennsylvania and the Poconos.Β 

Below is a map showing the risk of flash flooding associated with Hurricane Isaias. Schuylkill County faces a slight to moderate risk of flash flooding on Wednesday morning from the rain falling on the area from this storm.

General Information on Hurricane Isaias

Here is some general information and key alerts on Hurricane Isaias from the National Hurricane Center (as of 11 p.m. Monday).

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  1. Jason Bourne

    July 31, 2020 at 8:06 pm

    The hurricane seasons are just going to get worse and worse due to global warming. Time to get off the fossil fuels is NOW! Face it Schuylkill County, demand for coal isn’t coming back. It’s an INFERIOR product. It’s garbage.

    • Canary Commenter

      July 31, 2020 at 8:47 pm

      Insert eye roll here.

  2. Jason Bourne

    July 31, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    I have a math equation for you canary. Since you’re so smart I figured you can help me with it. CO2=P(people)*S(services)*E(energy)*C(carbon). Now, I’m no mathematician like you but one of those factors must be zero. I would much rather it be carbon. What say you?

    • Canary Commenter

      July 31, 2020 at 9:26 pm

      As usual, I have no idea wtf you’re talking about. Maybe you’re not very good at math … did you go to Pottsville?

  3. TuftedTitmouse

    July 31, 2020 at 9:11 pm

  4. Jason Bourne

    July 31, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    You’re definitely no good at math. To get to zero carbon emissions one of those factors would have to be zero. Either people’s, services, energy or carbon. Because if you multiply the factors together and one is zero it cancels co2 out.

    • Canary Commenter

      July 31, 2020 at 11:20 pm

      Actually very good at math. Just don’t really care about what you post, just as long as it’s not spam. Your comments only make sense to you.

    • Jason Bourne

      August 1, 2020 at 1:08 am

      It’s sixth grade math and science.

      • Canary Commenter

        August 1, 2020 at 10:25 am

        Sounds like Common Core.

      • Jason Bourne

        August 1, 2020 at 1:15 pm

        Yeah, the greenhouse effect is common core. LMAO!

        • Canary Commenter

          August 1, 2020 at 2:56 pm

          A minor hurricane during hurricane season does not and should not make people think about global warming, if that’s even a thing. Maybe it’s time to put down the liberal playbook and use your own brain before it turns completely to mush.

          • Jason Bourne

            August 1, 2020 at 2:59 pm

            Canary, 8 out of the last ten years have been the hottest on record. Warmer temperatures create warmer waters which storms like hurricanes need. I think climatologists know more about this than you do.

  5. Jason Bourne

    July 31, 2020 at 9:33 pm Here’s an explanation.

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