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NHC Isaac Track Saturday 10 am

Published 25th August 2012, 9:58am

The National Hurricane Center in Miami Florida, is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Isaac. At 10 a.m. Tropical Storm Isaac was located near 20.1 N. 74.6 W. or about 40 miles east of Guantanamo Bay Cuba. Isaac is moving towards the northwest at 17 mph with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. Minimum central pressure is 998 MB. Storm force winds extend outwards up to 205 miles.

A tropical storm WATCH is in effect for the Cayman Islands. Residents should be on the alert for rain, possible flooding in low lying areas, and gusty winds. Seas will be rough with wave heights of 4 to 6 feet and a small craft advisory is in effect.

Cayman Brac and Little Cayman can expect 3-4” of rain between 7:00 a.m. Saturday and 7:00 a.m. Sunday.  Grand Cayman during the same time period will get approximately 0.5” of rain.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF TROPICAL STORM ISAAC.  ALL RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO STAY TUNED TO THE LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LASTEST INFORMATION AND MAINTAIN A HIGH LEVEL OF HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS.