Tropical Storm Isaac Isaac strengthens as it approaches the Lesser Antilles and is expected to become a hurricane today. Located 15.7N 58.4W or about 210 miles east of Guadeloupe with maximum sustained winds 45 mph and Moving W at 19 MPH
Residents and visitors of the northern Caribbean, Yucatan Peninsula, southeastern United States and the central/eastern Gulf Coast should watch the progress of Isaac closely over the next week or more.
Initial impacts from Isaac will be felt in the northeastern Caribbean islands Wednesday into Thursday. Numerous watches and warnings have been issued, including a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the southern Dominican Republic. Puerto Rico will see its greatest impacts from Isaac on Thursday.