What impacts are hitting Delaware Tuesday morning, What Tropical Storm Isaias reminds us about coastal risk. Luke Shaeffer, 12 wades back to the beach after inspecting the surf off Jacksonville Beach on Aug. 3, 2020 in Jacksonville, Fla. Large surf is swirled by the wind and captured by a long exposure, while a person stands on the shore as Hurricane Isaias approaches North Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Aug. 3, 2020. A tornado warning for Worcester County was extended until 8:30 a.m., and the region remains under tornado watch until noon. In the Middletown-Townsend area, four tractor-trailer trucks were … Social media reports indicate the tornado littered Route 50 with debris and caused damage in Mardela Springs, with photos posted to Facebook showing at least one home destroyed. Tornadoes happening in multiple states: More than a dozen tornadoes have been reported in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller said. Isaias is expected to start weakening by Tuesday night, and is expected to become a post-tropical system by Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. A second tornado was located on radar at 7:20 a.m. just north of Girdletree heading toward Snow Hill. Severe thunderstorms, temperatures in the 60s, even tornado watches aren’t all that unusual around here. Effective as of 9:30 a.m., Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen issued a state of emergency for the city, which includes driving restrictions. Contact Brandon Holveck at bholveck@delawareonline.com. The National Weather Service confirmed tornado damage along Route 13 in Smyrna. There were less than half as many outages two hours prior. Traffic approaching the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is being held in both directions, the Maryland Transportation Authority reported. Route 72 under I-95 in Newark is closed due to flooding. Police ask that residents don't call 911 unless it's a "true emergency." Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency as Isaias barrels toward New Jersey. A Philadelphia police officer rushes to help a stranded motorist during Tropical Storm Isaias, Aug. 4, 2020, in Philadelphia. Delmarva Power's online outage map shows 756 current outages in Delaware and Maryland, impacting 63,848 customers. Locals try to rescue their belonging after the overflow of the Magua river caused by heavy rains caused during Isaias storm in the city of Hato Mayor, northwest of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on July 31, 2020. In Delaware City early Tuesday, rain was steady but the Delaware River didn't look too alarming at low tide. Governor Printz Boulevard is closed near East Lea Boulevard because cars are stuck in water in the road. The south lanes of Route 1 are closed in the area, according to the Delaware Department of Transportation. Anthony Perrone pulls the hurricane shutters closed on his home on July 31, 2020 in Lake Worth, Florida. A small creek on Timberline Drive in Newark has flooded the road, bringing debris with it. Several homes are without power. But the storm is already moving quickly north bringing heavy rain and tornadoes to the mid-Atlantic. The National Weather Service tweeted at 8:46 a.m. that two confirmed tornadoes have occurred in Delmarva in the past 30 minutes. Wind is whipping Delaware Bay water over Lighthouse Road ahead of high tide. The first was located at 6:01 a.m. near Vienna moving north near Sharptown, Hurlock and Choptank. Delaware has only recorded two tornado fatalities dating back to 1950, both in a narrow F2 that briefly touched down about 12 miles west of Dover on July 21, 1983. Crews load plywood July 31, 2020 at at a Home Depot store in Wilmington, N.C.. Hurricane Isaias is expected to reach North Carolina Monday, although impacts from the storm -- including heavy surf, increased risk of rip currents and potentially gusty winds and heavy rains -- will likely start being felt along coastal areas on Sunday. In the last 24 hours, 0.41 inches of rain has been recorded there. Workers guide a digger to remove a bamboo tree downed after Tropical Storm Isaias affected the area in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico on July 30, 2020. Contributing: Maddy Lauria, Delaware News Journal; Esteban Parra, Delaware News Journal; Damian Giletto, Delaware News Journal; Laura Benedict, Salisbury Daily Times; Keith Demko, Salisbury Daily Times; Rose Velasquez, Salisbury Daily Times; Shannon Marvel McNaught, Dover Post; Emily Lytle, Dover Post; Ben Mace, Dover Post. The Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier at high tide Sunday evening, Aug. 2, 2020 in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Children play in the surf from Tropical Storm Isaias north of the Juno Beach Pier Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. DELMARVA – Several tornadoes were confirmed throughout the Delmarva peninsula on Tuesday morning as Tropical Storm Isaias ripped through the area. Paper Mill Road at White Clay Creek is closed due to flooding. This RAMMB/NOAA satellite image obtained on Aug. 3, 2020 at 12:00 UTC shows Tropical storm Isaias off the US southeast coast in the Atlantic Ocean. Residents begin to clean up following the effects of Hurricane Isaias in Southport, N.C., Aug. 4, 2020. The National Weather Service says one tornado was confirmed farther south in Dover, Delaware. See a list of all of the Official Weather Advisories, Warnings, and Severe Weather Alerts for Dover, DE. Boaters remove their boats from the water Friday July 31, 2020 at the Carolina Beach Wildlife Ramp in Carolina Beach, N.C. as Hurricane Isaias approaches. The right north lane of I-495 just before Holly Oak is closed due to high water. A man guides a tow truck under a downed power line pole after Tropical Storm Isaias affected the area in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico on July 30, 2020. A few people jogged along the northern portion of Coastal Highway between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. under a constant light rain. (City of Dover, Delaware - Electric Department via … Dover police said officers are responding to "multiple calls for service due to possible tornado damage in the city." The live broadcast of the meeting can be seen on Verizon Channel 20, Comcast Channel 14, and on the City… #stormde #netde pic.twitter.com/aC6Bpz0dsw. The storm should approach the South Carolina North Carolina coast late Monday and early Tuesday. The Delaware Environmental Observing Station in Rehoboth Beach recorded a max gust of 42.8 mph in the last hour. Winds and rain starting to intensify in Southern DE from #Isiais — this is Broadkill Beach a few minutes ago. Weather Underground provides local & long-range weather forecasts, weatherreports, maps & tropical weather conditions for the Dover area. A small creek overflowed onto Timberline Drive in Newark. Sustained wind at the inlet is about 43.7 mph. According to the National Weather Service, up to two inches of rain have already fallen across portions of Kent Counties in both Maryland and Delaware, as well as southern Cecil County. Strong winds blew down fence panels and tree limbs at this home in the Green Meadows neighborhood north of East Commerce Street in Smyrna this morning. (AP) — A single tornado cut a record 29-mile swath of damage through Delaware as Tropical Storm Isaias pelted the mid-Atlantic … Further south, Route 1 is closed in both directions at Jefferson Bridge Road in Bethany Beach due to down trees and wires, the agency said. Water is pooling on roads, and a small creek on Timberline Drive in Newark has flooded the road, bringing debris with it. Tropical Storm Isaias produced an EF-1 tornado with winds at 105 mph that touched down in Delaware. The city is asking residents to stay home and avoid any unnecessary travel. Dover Weather Forecasts. The state of emergency went into effect at 5 a.m. Murphy urged residents to avoid leaving their homes and to stay off the roads, though he clarified that travel was not yet formally banned. Everyone’s safe, everyone’s good," he said in a Facebook Live video around 9 a.m. "If you get a tornado warning on your phone today here in Dover, Delaware, or anywhere for the next couple hours, you may want to listen to it. A toppled tree blocks Laredo Drive in the Green Meadows neighborhood this morning in Smyrna. Outages reported by Choptank Electric are affecting about 11,000 customers in Maryland. Margie Pierson reported significant wind damage on Haven Lake Avenue in Milford. A suspected tornado rolled through their Dover neighborhood Tuesday as Tropical Storm Isaias passed through Delaware and tore numerous trees from the … Pedestrians venture out into the rain brought by the outer bands of Hurricane Isaias in the Petionville district of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 31, 2020. Marl Pit Road in Middletown is closed due to multiple down trees. Dover Fire and Dover Electric are working with police. The storm completely destroyed the back wall of at least one home, and caused another's roof to collapse. Emanuel Fernandez, 30, of Miami, stands with his surfboard in the Atlantic Ocean as wind from Isaias causes waves to splash wildly in front of him beneath the Lake Worth pier, Sunday morning, August 2, 2020. near Sunset Ave. in Palm Beach as winds from Isaias pass by the area Sunday morning, August 2, 2020. A funnel cloud spotted passing in the area of the Delaware Municipal Airport triggered tornado sirens late Thursday afternoon. This article originally appeared on Delaware News Journal: Live updates: Down trees, heavy winds damage Delaware homes; thousands without power, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, House to send impeachment article to Senate, COVID-19: 5 things to know Monday, Sarah Sanders announces run for Arkansas governor. Delawareans are beginning to assess damage from Tropical Storm Isaias, which has brought powerful winds and steady rain to the region Tuesday morning. Under limited restrictions, house trailers and empty box trailers are not allowed to cross the bridge. There were reports of wind gusts in Smyrna of 96 miles per hour. Traffic lights are out at Route 113 and Hardscrabble Road in Millsboro. The roof at this home on Doolin Bay Drive in Bear collapsed. The state is under a tropical storm warning. John Marvel stands with his son in front of trees that were blown down this morning between their home and their neighbor's home on Baldwin Drive in the Green Meadows neighborhood in Smyrna. Cathy Powell was watching the news report tornado warnings around 8:30 a.m. when an American sycamore snapped in half and fell through her roof, on Possum Point Road in Millsboro. A man walks under pouring rain during Isaias storm in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on July 30, 2020. As of about 8:30 a.m., a max wind gust of 60.7 mph was recorded at the Indian River Inlet. "If you get a tornado warning on your phone today here in Dover, Delaware, or anywhere for the next couple hours, you may want to listen to it. Bamboo lies over a street sign after Tropical Storm Isaias affected the area in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico on July 30, 2020. Shoppers head stock up on groceries to prepare for Hurricane Isaias at a Costco store in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on July 31, 2020. He said people started feeling pressure in their ears. According to the agency's website, traffic is held when sustained wind speeds exceed 55 mph for a continuous period of 10 minutes or more, or when wind gusts persistently exceed 55 mph over a period of 15 minutes. William Henry Middle School in Dover Condemned After Serious Storm Damage Wednesday, August 5th 2020, 5:31 PM EDT DOVER , Del. New Castle County's tornado warning has been extended to 10 a.m. A flash flood warning is in effect in Kent and Sussex Counties until 12 p.m. and in New Castle County until 1:15 p.m. Boats are piled on each other in the marina following the effects of Hurricane Isaias in Southport, N.C., Aug. 4, 2020. There were plenty of motorists on the highway heading in both directions. Tropical Storm Isaias damaged multiple houses on Amberwood Drive in the Brennen Estates in Bear. The Interstate 495 ramps at 12th Street are closed due to flooding. The first touched down in Mardela Springs just after 6 a.m., with five other tornadoes confirmed in the Snow Hill/Stockton area, the Salisbury/Delmar area, Queenstown, Sandtown/Felton area, and Dover. Route 896 by Summit Airport is closed due to power line poles down across the north lanes. No one was injured. The roof of a home in Bear's Brennan Estates collapsed Tuesday morning. has declared a State of Emergency after a reported tornado caused damage. A scene from the Pennwood neighborhood in south Dover. Pictured are some of the remnants. Across New Castle County, power outages have caused "numerous" traffic signals to go dark, DelDOT said. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Waves driven by Tropical Storm Isaias crash over the jetty on the north side of the Palm Beach Inlet in Palm Beach Shores Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. --- Charisse Stanley said it was the longest ten seconds of her life. The National Weather Service said tornadoes may have touched down in Dover, Smyrna and Sandtown as Isaias passed over state. At least two radar-confirmed tornadoes were located Tuesday morning on Maryland's Eastern Shore, according to the National Weather Service. John J. Williams Highway (Route 24) east of Angola Road is currently closed in both directions at Camp Arrowhead Road. A total of six confirmed tornadoes touched down on Delmarva on Tuesday. Three tractor-trailers overturned on Route 1 by Harris Road between Townsend and Odessa. Assateague Island, Virginia is closed until further notice due to damage from the storm, according to a Facebook post from the Emergency Operations Center for Chincoteague Island, Virginia. Because that was a legit tornado that just landed, no joke five to ten minutes ago, right outside Delaware Eye Care Center.". Casho Mill Road at the CSX railroad underpass is closed due to flooding. One Action News viewer sent in a video showing damage in Dover. No one was injured. Adam Brown loads up gas cans and the last generator in stock at a Home Depot in Wilmington, N.C. on July 31, 2020. WBOC TV 16 is Delmarva's number one source for breaking news, local news, weather, sports, education and traffic information. There was no touchdown reported and no injuries, Delaware … Hurricane-force winds slam California, raise wildfire danger. A tornado caused damage in Dover, Delaware, as Tropical Storm Isaias moved through the region on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. WBOC covers Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia. Heavy rainfall up to 6 inches could impact the state along with damaging winds and possible isolated tornadoes. Fire and rescue members cut the branches of a tree that fell under the heavy rain caused by the Isaias Storm in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on July 30, 2020. Check back on this article for updates throughout the day. Local Breaking news … (City of Dover, Delaware - Electric Department via Facebook.) The Delaware Department of Transportation has closed several roads in Delaware as heavy rain produces flash flooding, and down trees and power lines block traffic. VIDEO: Damage in Dover Tornadoes will remain possible Tuesday afternoon and evening from southeast New York across New England, the hurricane center said. Scenes in Cocoa Beach, Fla. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, as Hurricane Isaias approaches Florida. She and her neighbors suspect a tornado touched down. Karl Jacobsen catches a few waves along Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Sunday Aug. 2, 2020 as Hurricane Isaias approaches East Coast. The police building is operating by generator power, which the department said is affecting some operations. The hurricane is expected to hit the east coast of Florida at some time tomorrow. #netde #DEwx @NWS_MountHolly @delawareonline pic.twitter.com/TVz4KQCef2. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Kent County, while the rest of the state remains under a tornado watch. 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