·The latest forecast shows a strong Tropical Storm tracking approximately 100 miles off the GA and SC coasts Sunday into Monday.
·If this track and intensity forecast holds, the main impacts would be along the coast and could include gusty winds, rip currents, high surf, beach erosion, coastal flooding, and heavy rainfall.
·Confidence in the forecast remains low, especially since Isaias is still 3-4 days away and the system is currently disorganized. A LOT could change between now and Sunday. Stay alert.
Tropical Storm Isaias Intermediate Advisory Number 8A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092020
800 AM AST Thu Jul 30 2020
...ISAIAS CAUSING LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING AND HIGH WINDS
OVER PUERTO RICO...
SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 125 MI...205 KM W OF PONCE PUERTO RICO
ABOUT 105 MI...175 KM ESE OF SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...31 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra
* U.S. Virgin Islands
* British Virgin Islands
* Dominican Republic entire southern and northern coastlines
* North coast of Haiti from Le Mole St Nicholas eastward to the
northern border with the Dominican Republic
* Turks and Caicos Islands
* Southeastern Bahamas including the Acklins, Crooked Island, Long
Cay, the Inaguas, Mayaguana, and the Ragged Islands
* Central Bahamas, including Cat Island, the Exumas, Long Island,
Rum Cay, and San Salvador
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence,
Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and
Interests in Cuba and the Florida peninsula should monitor the
progress of this system.
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.
For storm information specific to your area in the United
States, including possible inland watches and warnings, please
monitor products issued by your local National Weather Service
forecast office. For storm information specific to your area
outside of the United States, please monitor products issued by
your national meteorological service.