Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path waivers

Joyce forms in the Atlantic

The hurricane center said Isaac is expected to weaken in the coming few days.

Isaac is expected to produce up to 3 inches of rain, with isolated maximum totals of up to 5 inches, across southeast Puerto Rico.

Hurricane Florence continues to spin in the open Atlantic and move toward the west-northwest and is getting more organized and larger. It's moving west at 16 miles per hour and should regain hurricane strength as it reaches the Lesser Antilles, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory.

Florence is now 485 miles from Wilmington, North Carolina.

The storm is moving at 17 miles per hour to the west and has 60 miles per hour winds.

That is causing the so called "cone of uncertainty" to expand.

Last night, Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened to become the fifth official hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season. Coastal areas in both Carolinas have taken steps to evacuate residents and tourists, including a mandatory evacuation in SC. Tropical-storm-force winds are between 39 and 73 miles per hour.

National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham warns that a slight shift in Florence's forecast track does not mean that some communities north of the storm are now in the clear. When Isaac reaches the west-central Caribbean Sea in a couple of days, the shear may relax somewhat and the global models suggest that there will be an increase in mid-level moisture.

Florence, however, continues to threaten the east coast as a fierce storm that could trigger flooding as far south as Georgia. Landfall is expected early Friday.

President Donald Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia, opening the way for federal aid.

The storm is now around 530 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and is moving west-northwest at 17 mph.

Large waves lashing coastal regions also have the potential to harm by propelling "beach material" onto seafronts, a warning said.

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