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Tropics Watch: Isaac and TD Ten – Tropical Storm Isaac Heading into Caribbean

Posted by cat5shuttersllc on August 22, 2012

Tropics Watch:  Isaac and TD Ten - Tropical Storm Isaac Heading into Caribbean
Areas to Watch
We are currently tracking Tropical Storm Isaac and Tropical Depression Ten in the Atlantic basin. You can find more information on these system using the active storm page links below or by reading our full Tropical Update article. Click the next button at the top right to see the 2012 hurricane season scorecard.

The above image is an overview of the Atlantic and eastern Pacific Ocean basins, based on analysis provided by Senior Meteorologist Stu Ostro (On Twitter | On Facebook) and Hurricane Specialist Bryan Norcross (On Twitter | On Facebook). Named storms, hurricanes, or depressions in either basin will be labeled on the graphic. Any other features of interest we’re keeping an eye on for possible development will be circled.

If there are areas of interest, you’ll find zoomed-in details in the next few images. Otherwise, we’ll provide perspective graphics on tropical cyclone climatology for the current month, as well as status updates on the season-to-date.

ropical Storm Isaac is forecast to continue strengthening steadily as it moves through the northern Lesser Antilles on Wednesday and into the northeast Caribbean by Thursday. Isaac could become a hurricane as early as Thursday.

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.

Interactive Projected Path

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.

Friday into the weekend, Isaac is forecast to pass near or south of Hispaniola and in the general direction of eastern Cuba.

Heavy rainfall, flooding and mudslides will be threats in all of the northern Caribbean islands regardless of how strong the system becomes.

As we look ahead to late weekend and next week, it appears that there is a high probability that the United States will see impacts from Isaac. We have a full look at the potential U.S. threat at this link.

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