Roof Destroyed on Myrtle Beach's Apache Pier as Hurricane Isaias Hurls Toward Coast

Residents of the Carolinas braced for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias on Monday, August 3, as the storm was upgraded from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane ahead of making landfall.

The hurricane was packing maximum winds of 75 mph as it moved north at 16 mph, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8 pm EDT update on Monday. The storm was about 60 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, as of 8 pm.

The storm was forecast to make landfall in the Carolinas on Monday night. Strong winds, heavy rainfall and a risk for tornadoes were forecast for the Carolinas and other states along the East Coast on Monday night through Tuesday, the NHC said.

This video, posted to Twitter by user @ObiWanKaineobi shows strong wind blowing on Apache Pier in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, damaging the roof of Apache Pier Refreshments. According to reports, the area was under a hurricane warning and rain, wind and storm surges were reported across the beachfront. Credit: @ObiWanKaineobi via Storyful