'Be Prepared,' ODPEM Says Despite Isaac Being Forecast To Weaken

'Be Prepared,' ODPEM Says Despite Isaac Being Forecast To Weaken

'Be Prepared,' ODPEM Says Despite Isaac Being Forecast To Weaken

The probable path of Isaac as of Thursday morning. If the rain bands persist, the National Weather Service may raise the flash flood watch to a flash flood warning triggering the emergency alert system. Isaac is forecast to gradually weaken over the next few days, and could degenerate into a tropical wave during that time.

Isaac was a hurricane Sunday night but downgraded when maximum sustained winds fell below 74 miles per hour.

The Met Office has claimed Helene, which is now making its way through the Atlantic, could bring temperatures as high as 26C in the London area, while reaching only 6C in Scotland.

Subtropical Storm Joyce is located 945 miles west-southwest of the Azores and is moving to the southwest at 6 mph (9 km/h).

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe. The government of Barbados has issued a Hurricane Watch for Dominica. Satellite images show very little left as a recognizable tropical storm.

Winds of tropical storm force could reach Puerto Rico Thursday evening.

Saint Lucia was spared the effects of heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Isaac which was expected to produce 50 mm - 100 mm on the island from September 12 - 14, 2018. "Interests elsewhere in the Leeward Islands should monitor the progress of Isaac".

Terrifying as the situation is (I am regularly checking on my folks, who abandoned Charleston for the highlands of North Carolina), there is a silver lining. It is moving northwest at 15 miles per hour, according to the NHC's update at 11 a.m. Sept 12.

The "probable" forecast path for Florence, a Category 4 hurricane, showed the storm shifting further toward the southern North Carolina coast and the northern half of the SC coast, with the forecast cone stretching into Georgia, western North Carolina and Tennessee, according to the National Hurricane Center.

President Donald Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia, opening the way for federal aid.

Some coastal flooding is possible in areas of onshore winds. It should dissipate by early next week, the hurricane center said.

It is more likely that Ireland, Scotland and northern England will see winds of 10 to 20mph, and gusts up to 40mph.

The storm is likely to die out by Wednesday.

There is the potential for damaging winds with gusts up to 70mph possible, with sustained winds of 30 to 40mph. "Interests there should monitor the progress of this system, and refer to products from their local weather office", the NHC warned.

Meteorologists are also keeping an eye on yet another tropical disturbance that's spinning in the western Gulf of Mexico.

She said that will bring with it a low pressure system, bringing wet and windy weather to the United Kingdom, especially on Tuesday.

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