States of Emergency declared in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Delaware may follow suit tomorrow, if it hasn't yet.
The hurricane watch DOES include areas up to (but not including) Washington DC and its southeastern suburbs in Maryland. Hope my dad's ready.
Isabel weakened as it sucked in some dry air and reorganized itself, but is strengtheing again.
4 years ago today, Hurricane Floyd slammed North Carolina and points northward, dropping as much as a foot of rain on areas near Philadelphia.
100 years ago today was the last hurricane landfall in the state of New Jersey. That storm was a Category 1 and came ashore north of Atlantic City with winds near 80mph.