Isaac Weakening But…

The Met Service is reporting that Tropical storm Isaac is weakening as it heads toward the Lesser Antilles.

At 4:00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 14.5 North, longitude 53.5 West, or about 805 km east of Martinique.  Isaac is moving toward the west near 26 km/h and this general motion is expected to continue through the weekend. On the forecast track, Isaac’s center is forecast to move across the central Lesser Antilles and into the eastern Caribbean Sea on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased near 95 km/h with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next few days.

Tropical Storm Isaac is not a threat to Jamaica.

The Meteorological Service will continue to monitor this system.

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