OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - The National Hurricane Center operated through National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued an advisory this morning as the once Tropical Storm Isaias is now a Hurricane Category 1 and is expected to hit portions of Florida's east coast late tonight. With Hurricane warnings in effect, preparations for heavy rains, flash and urban flooding are expected across the Carolinas and mid Atlantic early next week.

The National Weather Service Report overview says the storm is slightly slower so most significant impacts are now expected Monday into Monday night. The National Hurricane Center's Advisory 17 states there is risk of impact from winds, heavy rainfall and storm surge will be spreading along much of the US East coast and to monitor the progress of Isaias and updates. 

To help keep an eye on local tides, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce Coastal Resiliency program provides a comprehensive look at projects that serve as storm protection from US Army Corp of Engineers, NJ DEP, ongoing reports, as well as local conservation efforts, monitoring and homeowner or business tools, visit :  http://www.visitlbiregion.com/chamber/programs/coastal-resiliency

For up to date monitoring please refer to https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/