According to reports, the Florida Panhandle may not be affected by the newly formed tropical storm “Isaias”, which is now on the east coast of the state.
Wednesday at about 11 p.m. An official storm has raged in the Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Rico, Orlando’s FOX 35 reported.
From 2 p.m. EDT Thursday Isaias was focused about 100 miles southwest of Ponce, Puerto Rico and about 215 miles southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The U.S. National Hurricane Center reported that the maximum supported wind speed is 50 miles per hour.
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The ensuing storm has prompted forecasters on several Caribbean islands to warn of a tropical storm.
Forecasters on Wednesday morning believed the storm would travel to Florida’s west coast, including the Panhandle, but now they say the storm route has shifted east of the state, but warned it is too early to say firmly which way the storm will go. , Orlando Sentinel reported.
The storm center was expected to reach Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic) on Thursday and the southeastern Bahamas by early Friday, FOX 35 reported.
The Bahamian government has changed tropical storm surveillance in the central Bahamas to a tropical storm warning and issued a tropical storm clock in the northwestern Bahamas, according to The Associated Press.
“As Cuba and the Florida Peninsula prosper, the progress of this system should be monitored,” said a hurricane center from a Sentinel spokesman.
Isaiah is expected to drop 3-6 inches of rain across the British and U.S. Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands, as well as through Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, northern Haiti and eastern Cuba, with a maximum total difference of 8 inches, the AP said. .
There could have been 4 to 8 inches of rain in the southeastern Bahamas.
Heavy rains on Wednesday night could endanger life, causing rapid flooding and dirt, as well as possible river flooding. The storm is also likely to trigger waves that are likely to cause life-threatening surfboards and sink current conditions covering parts of Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Thursday.
These swellings are projected to reach the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas on Thursday.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Sabai, St. Eustatius, St. Martin, on the entire southern and northern coasts of Dominican Dominica. Republic, the northern coast of Haiti from Le Mole to St. Nicholas east to the northern border with the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands, the south-east of the Bahamas, including the Aklins, Crooked Island, Long Cay, Inaguas, Mayaguana, Ragged Islands and the central Bahamas, including Cat Island , Exuma, Long Alaenia, Rum Cay and San Salvador.
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According to Phil Klotzbach, a hurricane researcher at Colorado State University, Isaiah broke the record as the earliest ninth Atlantic-named storm. The previous entry was Irena in 2005. August 7, Klotzbach tweet.
So far this year, Cristobal, Danielle, Edouard, Fay, Gert and Hanna have also written that their alphabetical order is the earliest Atlantic storm.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.