Powerful Wind and Rain From Hurricane Isaias Lash Kure Beach

Webcam footage shows strong wind and heavy rainfall lashing Kure Beach in North Carolina on August 3 as tropical storm Isaias was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane ahead of making landfall.

The hurricane made landfall in the Carolinas on the Monday night, the National Weather Service said. The storm also brought with it the risk of tornadoes and flash flooding.

Kure Beach shops closed early as Isaias sped towards the area on August 3, with locals left to clean up downed trees and other debris the following day. Credit: surfchex.com via Storyful