Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Isaac downgraded but still watched

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Ray Hunter | 17 September, 2018, 10:58

The depression is moving toward the west near 16 miles per hour (26 km/h), and this general motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected over the next couple of days.

The US National Hurricane Centre in its 8 a.m. tropical storm update reported Tropical Storm Isaac's centre was 25 miles east of Dominica and 80 miles southeast of Guadeloupe.

As a result, two foreign governments and one local government have taken the decision to end their islands' storm warnings or storm watches.

According to Mashable, if Florence hits North Carolina as a Category four storm, it will be the strongest storm to make landfall in the state since Hurricane Hazel in 1954.

All tropical lows are formed the same way, but once a hurricane crosses the International Date Line in the Pacific Ocean it becomes a Typhoon.

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The advisory warned of life-threatening currents that can carry even the best swimmers out to sea and bring high breaking waves that can wash people and pets off rocks and jetties. Tropical-storm force winds have been battering the Outer Banks and SE coastal NC for most of the afternoon, but as Hurricane Florence veers closer to the Carolinas coastline, hurricane-force winds are also inching closer to land.

Tropical Storm Isaac remains at Tropical Storm intensity but is expected to gradually weaken in the next few days.

The probable path of Isaac as of Thursday morning. Although slow weakening is expected to begin by late Thursday, Florence is forecast to be an extremely risky major hurricane when it nears the USA coast late Thursday and Friday.

STORM SURGE: The combination of a unsafe storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline. Damaging winds, floods, high surf and storm surge are still possible.

In the meantime, the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states are rushing to prepare for the rapidly strengthening Florence, which is expected to strengthen before it hits the USA east coast later this week.

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