Hurrican Isaias turned tropical storm has took the lives of at least nine people on the east coast and left 3.7 million people without power.
Isaias spawned tornadoes, dumped rain and made landfall as a hurricane on the East Coast Monday night near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina.
It was downgraded to a tropical storm Tuesday as it roared northward headed into Canada. Isaias had sustained previous top winds of up to 65 mph for more than 18 hours after coming ashore.
As of 5 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Isaias was moving northeast at about 28 mph, with a maximum sustained wind of 40 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm was forecast to dissipate over eastern Quebec over the next day or so.
The American Red Cross and the Salvation Army are both responding in the aftermath of the storm. Both are in need of financial help and you can reach them at their websites for more info: redcross.org and/or HelpSalvationArmy.org.