Powerful Waves Whipped Up by Hurricane Isaias Slam Into North Carolina Pier

Webcam footage shows waves slamming into North Carolina’s Oak Island pier 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 Monday night, the National Weather Service said, bringing strong winds and heavy rainfall. The storm also brought with it the risk of tornadoes and flash flooding.

Authorities asked Oak Island residents and visitors to evacuate the area in the aftermath of Isaias, according to local news reports. Credit: surfchex.com via Storyful