On Sunday morning, Tropical Storm Isaias weakened slightly overnight as it continued to push from the Northwest Bahamas to the eastern central coast of Florida.
The 8 am update of the National Hurricane Center showed that the storm was blowing at 65 miles per hour, and most of the east coast of Palm Beach County and Florida were covered by the storm for most of the day. A few inches of rain and tropical storm winds were wet. The forecaster said that the intensity of the storm is expected to remain unchanged in the next few days as the storm sweeps across the eastern coastal area. The squally wind is moving at 8 miles per hour and may move overland in one day. It is expected that in the next few days, it will advance to the sea again until it reaches Carolina.
The Isaiah Center is located about 40 miles southeast of West Palm Beach. People living on the shore woke up with heavy rain and swaying palm trees on Sunday morning.
Florida Power and Lighting reported that as of 8:30 am Sunday, about 1
The tropical storm warning extends from Hallandale Beach to the South Santee River in South Carolina, and a storm surge of 2 to 4 feet can be seen from the entrance of Jupiter to the vicinity of Jacksonville. The storm extended 115 miles from the center. Earlier Sunday, gusts of 47 mph was measured at the Juno Beach Pier in Palm Beach County.
Most areas of Miami-Dade County and Broward are within the most stormy areas, although Isaiah may push the water higher at high tide, extending south to several storm surges in northern Miami.
Coastal and metropolitan Palm Beach County are under tropical storm warning, which means there will be tropical storm winds in the next 36 hours. Coastal Broward is still under tropical storm warning, and Miami-Dade County is no longer under any surveillance or warning.
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