Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Emergency Management Notification: TS Issac (E-mail updated from M-D OEM)

(Friday, 8/24/2012 - 7:38 AM EOM update)
The Office of Emergency Management is monitoring TS Isaac in the Caribbean Sea.

Current location:  approximately 938 miles from Miami Dade County

Maximum Sustained Wind Speed:   45 mph

Forward Speed: 15 mph

Forward Direction:  West

Potential for further development or weakening:  Some strengthening is forecast
while the center remains over water.

Potential Impact for Miami-Dade County:   Miami Dade County is now in the 3-day
forecast cone.  There are still many variables that may impact this storm,
particularly how it reacts after it goes over land; however, we may experience
tropical storm/hurricane impacts as early as Sunday night.

Current Miami-Dade County Actions:  Monitoring (Level 3). The EOC is
coordinating with partner agencies, continuing to monitor, and taking
preparatory actions in advance of the storm.
   Today, personnel will be
conducting a call-down of the individuals on our Emergency Evacuation Assistance
Program Registry (EEAP), and county employees with pre-disaster roles have been
placed on standby.

Current related watches and warnings for Miami-Dade County:  None

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

Director of Emergency Management
Assistant Director
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department - Office of Emergency Management
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