A Weakened Tropical Storm Isaac to Reach the Caribbean Tomorrow

* Updated to include tropical storm watches issued for St Martin and St Maarten in 2 p.m. NHC advisory.

FLORIDA, United States, Wednesday September 12, 2018 – Tropical Storm Isaac is on course to reach the Lesser Antilles tomorrow, but it won’t be at hurricane strength as previously forecast.

Isaac has weakened and is now carrying maximum sustained winds near 60 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in Miami, and is expected to weaken further as it moves toward the Caribbean.

At 11 a.m., Tropical Storm Isaac was located about 420 miles east of Martinique and 455 miles east of Guadeloupe, and moving towards the west at 17 miles per hour – a direction it is expected to continue on throughout the weekend, although with some decrease in forward speed.

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