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 www.nhc.noaa.gov (Mobile: www.nhc.noaa.gov/mobile). For forecast information specific to your area please visit http://weather.gov/miami.
CURTIS S. SOMMERHOFF, FPEMDirector of Emergency Management
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department - Office of Emergency Management
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