Hurricane Isaac Still Point To Lesser Antilles

The Met Service said that at 4:00 p.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 14.6 North, longitude 51.3 West or about 1,075 km east of the Lesser Antilles.

Isaac is moving toward the west near 28 km/h. This general motion is expected to continue through the next few days. On the forecast track, Isaac should is expected to move near or over the central Lesser Antilles on Thursday, move into the eastern Caribbean sea on Thursday night, and move into the central Caribbean Sea by this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 110 km/h with higher gusts.  Isaac is expected to be near hurricane strength when it moves through the Lesser Antilles, with some weakening forecast afterward on Friday and Saturday.

Tropical Storm Isaac is not a threat to Jamaica.

The Meteorological Service will continue to monitor this system.




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