Tropical Storm Isaac tracks westward toward Caribbean

Tropical Storm Isaac changed little overnight and is still a strong tropical storm as of Tuesday morning as it tracked toward the Caribbean.

It is expected to be at near hurricane strength as it nears the Lesser Antilles on Thursday but could weaken later this week.

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According to the National Hurricane Center, as of 4 a.m. CDT Tuesday Tropical Storm Isaac was located about 880 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and was moving west at 14 mph.

Isaac had winds just below hurricane force at 70 mph. Hurricane winds begin at 74 mph. The official forecast shows Isaac becoming a hurricane again briefly before weakening again on Thursday.

Where is Isaac heading? The hurricane center thinks Isaac will continue heading west for the rest of the…

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