Saturday, August 25, 2012

EM Notification: TS Issac #18 (Saturday 11:34 AM update)

The Office of Emergency Management is monitoring TS Isaac in the Caribbean Sea. 

Current location: approximately 590 miles SE of Miami-Dade County
Maximum Sustained Wind Speed: 60 mph
Forward Speed: 17 mph
Forward Direction: Northwest
Potential for further development or weakening: Some strengthening is expected after Isaac moves over eastern Cuba later today and it is expected to become a hurricane on Sunday. 

Potential Impact for Miami-Dade County: Miami Dade County is in the 3-day forecast cone. Tropical storm conditions for Southern Florida can be expected on Sunday and hurricane conditions remain a possibility. 

Current Miami-Dade County Actions: The EOC is currently at a level 2 

Current related watches and warnings for Miami-Dade County: Miami-Dade County is now under a Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning. Additionally the area near Florida Bay is under a Hurricane Warning.

Miami-Dade Emergency Management will continue to provide updates on this weather system as it evolves. Detailed information on this system can be found at (Mobile: For forecast information specific to your area please visit

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