Hurricane Irma in Charlotte, North Carolina

Governor Cooper urged continued caution and preparedness despite Hurricane Irma's current path towards Tennessee

The National Hurricane Center reported that the coastal areas of SC could see isolated tornadoes Monday night.

While Irma didn't directly hit North Carolina, some areas are cleaning up the mess from strong winds and torrential rains.

The North Carolina National Guard is ready to respond to help deal with the effects of Tropical Storm Irma.

Irma was a Category 1 hurricane Monday morning with 75 miles per hour sustained winds. The order is created to help Virginia mitigate any damage caused by the storm and to streamline the process that the commonwealth uses to provide assistance to other states vulnerable to Irma. It weakened as it traveled up Florida's West Coast and into Georgia. Some trees and power lines could be knocked down, particularly across higher elevations.

There's a chance of showers after 1 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg.

As post-tropical cylcone Irma continues her northwestward track Tuesday, those across the Triad, Piedmont, mountains, and foothills will continue to see winds and the coverage of rain diminish throughout the day.

Cooper said traffic has increased throughout the state and is expected to increase more with new evacuations from Florida. The area was in for heavy rain Monday, too.

Irma was expected to restrengthen as it heads Florida and will remain a very unsafe hurricane for the next two days, the center said.

Irma's eye was due to strike part of the Florida Keys on Sunday morning before driving up the state's southwestern coast Sunday afternoon, according to the hurricane center, CNN reported.

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