Latest on Tropical Storm Isaias

first_imgTropical Storm Isaias is picking up steam as it moves through the Caribbean.As of this morning, the National Weather Service puts the storm about 100 miles west-southwest of Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour.A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect throughout the region, including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.It’s expected to make landfall in the Dominican Republic today, before strengthening Friday and Saturday potentially threatening Florida.Latest from National Hurricane Center:Tropical Storm Isaias Advisory Number 8NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092020500 AM AST Thu Jul 30 2020…ISAIAS CAUSING HEAVY RAINS AND HIGH WINDS OVER PUERTO RICO…SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION———————————————-LOCATION…17.2N 67.9WABOUT 100 MI…165 KM WSW OF PONCE PUERTO RICOABOUT 160 MI…255 KM SE OF SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLICMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH…95 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 21 MPH…33 KM/HMINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1003 MB…29.62 INCHESWATCHES AND WARNINGS——————–CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:The Tropical Storm Warning for St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, St.Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius has been discontinued.last_img

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