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Isaac

Isaac

Published on September 29, 2006 8:26 AM | Comments

Tropical Storm Isaac is out there in the Atlantic but is no threat to the Caribbean, or anything else except maybe some shipping concerns. As the storm is out of our area we will not be covering it much if at all.

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TROPICAL STORM ISAAC ADVISORY NUMBER 7 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092006 500 AM AST FRI SEP 29 2006

...ISAAC SOMEWHAT FARTHER TO THE WEST WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN
STRENGTH...

AT 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ISAAC WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 55.6 WEST OR ABOUT 585
MILES...945 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

ISAAC IS MOVING ERRATICALLY TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...
7 KM/HR. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME
INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SLOW STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...29.2 N...55.6 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.