For The 8am Update: No Big Changes

No big changes since the 5am update, Hurricane Isaias continues to move NW at 12 mph. The maximum sustained winds are currently at 85 mph with the pressure at 987 mb. Feeder bands have already begun hitting south Florida with the heaviest conditions expected around 2pm-8pm for Palm Beach, Martin, and St Lucie counties.

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The Hurricane Warning for the Central Bahamas has been discontinued.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...

* Boca Raton to the Volusia/Flagler County Line Florida

* Northwestern Bahamas

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...

* Hallandale Beach to south of Boca Raton Florida

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for...

* Jupiter Inlet to Ponte Vedra Beach Florida

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...

* North of Ocean Reef to south of Boca Raton Florida

* Lake Okeechobee

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...

* Volusia/Flagler County Line to Ponte Vedra Beach Florida

Interests elsewhere along the southeast coast of the United States

should monitor the progress of Isaias. Additional watches or

warnings may be required later today.

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected

somewhere within the warning area. A warning is typically issued

36 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of

tropical-storm-force winds, conditions that make outside

preparations difficult or dangerous. Preparations to protect life

and property should be rushed to completion.

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible

within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours

before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force

winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or

dangerous.

A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life-

threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the

coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours.

For a depiction of areas at risk, please see the National Weather

Service Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic, available at

hurricanes.gov.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are

expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are

possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

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