Isaias nears virus-hit Florida after lashing the Bahamas

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Isaias nears virus-hit Florida after lashing the Bahamas

Daytona Beach, Fla., is crowded with beachgoers Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias is expected to return to hurricane strength as it nears Florida. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at 9:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Isaias over the Bahamas. Hurricane Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials said they were closing beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites. (NOAA via AP)
Daytona Beach, Fla., is crowded with beachgoers Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias is expected to regain hurricane strength before reaching Florida. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
A boarded up home is shown, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Briny Breezes, Fla. Hurricane Isaias has snapped trees and knocked out power while blowing through the Bahamas on Saturday. It's headed toward the Florida coast, where officials have closed beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A beach goer attempts to set up a beach umbrella, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Palm Beach, Fla. Hurricane Isaias is headed toward the Florida coast, where officials have closed beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A resident walks with containers filled with gasoline at Cooper's gas station before the arrival of Hurricane Isaias in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)
Workers remove chairs from the beach in preparation for Hurricane Isaias, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. Forecasters declared a hurricane warning for parts of the Florida coast Friday as Hurricane Isaias drenched the Bahamas on track for the U.S. East Coast. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
A man carries drinking water for a customer at a water depot store before the arrival of Hurricane Isaias in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)
Windy conditions from Hurricane Isaias drew dozens of surfers to the beach in Jupiter, Fla., on Saturday, Aug 1, 2020. Forecasters are indicating there may be hurricane force winds in Palm Beach County on Sunday. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Daytona Beach, Fla., is crowded with beachgoers Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias is expected to regain hurricane strength before reaching Florida. Though officials do not expect to have to evacuate people, they wrestled with how to prepare shelters where people can seek refuge from the storm if necessary, while safely social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Dozens of utility trucks are lined up to be processed by Florida Power & Light at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Thousands of electric lineman crews and other employees were processed at the site to be sent to staging centers in preparation for Hurricane Isaias. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm as it churned toward the Florida coast, where it still threatened to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Sea spray, sand and winds sweep across South Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, Fla., as Palm Beach County readies for Hurricane Isaias on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
People install hurricane fabric on windows openings at Casa Farneti on in Riviera Beach, Fla., as Palm Beach County readies for Hurricane Isaias on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Red no swimming flags fly at Lantana, Fla., Municipal Beach, Fla., as Hurricane Isaias approaches the Florida coast Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot.(Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Brett Hand controls a Marine Travelift with a hand held remote to lift boats out of the water and move them onto the grounds of Palm Beach, Fla., Yacht Center for safe keeping as Hurricane Isaias approaches the Florida coast Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Lake Worth, Fla., resident Juan Avila stocks up on water and paper towels at the Lantana, Fla Costco as Hurricane Isaias approaches the Florida coast Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Palm Beach Ocean Rescue personnel take down the weather conditions signage in preparation for Hurricane Isaias in Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Forecasters are indicating there may be hurricane force winds in the county on Sunday. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)

Isaias nears virus-hit Florida after lashing the Bahamas

Daytona Beach, Fla., is crowded with beachgoers Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias is expected to return to hurricane strength as it nears Florida. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at 9:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Isaias over the Bahamas. Hurricane Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials said they were closing beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites. (NOAA via AP)
Daytona Beach, Fla., is crowded with beachgoers Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias is expected to regain hurricane strength before reaching Florida. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
A boarded up home is shown, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Briny Breezes, Fla. Hurricane Isaias has snapped trees and knocked out power while blowing through the Bahamas on Saturday. It's headed toward the Florida coast, where officials have closed beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A beach goer attempts to set up a beach umbrella, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Palm Beach, Fla. Hurricane Isaias is headed toward the Florida coast, where officials have closed beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A resident walks with containers filled with gasoline at Cooper's gas station before the arrival of Hurricane Isaias in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)
Workers remove chairs from the beach in preparation for Hurricane Isaias, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. Forecasters declared a hurricane warning for parts of the Florida coast Friday as Hurricane Isaias drenched the Bahamas on track for the U.S. East Coast. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
A man carries drinking water for a customer at a water depot store before the arrival of Hurricane Isaias in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday, July 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)
Windy conditions from Hurricane Isaias drew dozens of surfers to the beach in Jupiter, Fla., on Saturday, Aug 1, 2020. Forecasters are indicating there may be hurricane force winds in Palm Beach County on Sunday. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Daytona Beach, Fla., is crowded with beachgoers Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias is expected to regain hurricane strength before reaching Florida. Though officials do not expect to have to evacuate people, they wrestled with how to prepare shelters where people can seek refuge from the storm if necessary, while safely social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Dozens of utility trucks are lined up to be processed by Florida Power & Light at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Thousands of electric lineman crews and other employees were processed at the site to be sent to staging centers in preparation for Hurricane Isaias. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm as it churned toward the Florida coast, where it still threatened to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Sea spray, sand and winds sweep across South Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, Fla., as Palm Beach County readies for Hurricane Isaias on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
People install hurricane fabric on windows openings at Casa Farneti on in Riviera Beach, Fla., as Palm Beach County readies for Hurricane Isaias on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Red no swimming flags fly at Lantana, Fla., Municipal Beach, Fla., as Hurricane Isaias approaches the Florida coast Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot.(Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Brett Hand controls a Marine Travelift with a hand held remote to lift boats out of the water and move them onto the grounds of Palm Beach, Fla., Yacht Center for safe keeping as Hurricane Isaias approaches the Florida coast Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Lake Worth, Fla., resident Juan Avila stocks up on water and paper towels at the Lantana, Fla Costco as Hurricane Isaias approaches the Florida coast Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and churned toward the Florida coast, where it is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the coronavirus in a hot spot. (Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
Palm Beach Ocean Rescue personnel take down the weather conditions signage in preparation for Hurricane Isaias in Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Forecasters are indicating there may be hurricane force winds in the county on Sunday. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
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