Tracking the path of tropical storm Isaias

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks where Isaias is headed next as it makes its way up the East Coast.
1:47 | 08/04/20

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Americans here so let's turn to ginger tracking all the latest on where the tropical storm is right now and where it is headed next. Good morning, ginger. Good morning, Amy. This thing is bolting for the Canadian border moving at 28 miles per hour to the north-northeast but you just saw that rain hitting southern new Jersey. They are also in a tornado watch. We have seen seven reported tornadoes. Tornados are a main threat for the coast, also wind, inland is where the rain found, the heaviest so watch for that tornado watch to be extended. We see that they are probably going to extend it into new Jersey and definitely New York in the next couple of hours. What that means for you is, yes, there will be coastal flooding, look at this where the streamlines tighten up you'll have that push of wind, 40 to 70-mile-per-hour gusts. The heaviest rain, thunderstorms stay inland so if you are Philadelphia, inland, parts of Pennsylvania into New York, you're going to see this move. That's noon. Let me time the rest of it out. This thing moves so fast. By 4:00 P.M., by the evening and rush, we're dry, still windy down in New York City but it has moved into new England. The heaviest rain, more like Connecticut to Massachusetts, and then gone by tonight. Let me just show you, though, up to 67-mile-per-hour winds Seaside height, a gust at 2:00 P.M. 46-mile-per-hour gusts at new York City so airports should be impacted. 52 for Edison, New Jersey. When the wind push, it pushes the water too and that's why in New York City and lower Manhattan they've actually put something in called a hydro dam or a tiger dam and they are extended for over a mile and that is to keep the seaport and other areas that regularly flood free from those floodwaters so we'll see how those do and, of course, be tracking all of this,

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