Friday 16 November, 2018

7 facts about Tropical Storm Isaac flight path towards the Caribbean

Tropical Storm Isaac Intermediate Advisory from the National Hurricane Center (NHC)

Tropical Storm Isaac Intermediate Advisory from the National Hurricane Center (NHC)

Tropical Storm (TS) Isaac is steadily travelling West along a path which so far could see it touch Barbados but pass slightly to the North of the island, instead of a direct hit.

Here are some facts about Tropical Storm Isaac’s flight path.

1. St Lucia is located at 13° 54' 33.9984'' N and 60° 58' 44.0148'' W.

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2. According to the National Hurricane Center at 8:00 am, this morning, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Tropical Storm Isaac is at LOCATION...14.4N 54.1W, or about 450 miles or 725 km E of Martinique

3. TS Isaac is producing maximum sustained winds of 60 mph or 95 km/h. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next few days.

4. TS Isaac’s present movement is West or 270 degrees at 15 mph or 24 km/h

5. On the forecast track, Isaac's center is forecast to move across the central Lesser Antilles and into the eastern Caribbean Sea on Thursday, and into the central Caribbean Sea on Saturday. St Lucia should experience rainfall from Isaac from 2 am Thursday to 2 am on Friday. Tropical storm force winds are not expected in St Lucia.

6. Due to the flight path of TS Isaac, a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...

* Martinique

* Dominica

* Guadeloupe

7. TS Isaac’s flight path has also led to a Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...

* Antigua

* Montserrat

* St. Kitts and Nevis

* Saba and St. Eustatius

 

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