Norcross: Tropical Storm Isaias takes a slight turn to West, not much change for SE Florida

Tropical Storm Isaias got weaker throughout Saturday but with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 115 miles, the local area of Broward and Miami-Dade counties are still going to feel some bursts of heavy winds throughout Saturday evening and into Sunday morning.

Wind gusts could be over 40 mph.

The 11 p.m. forecast cone from the National Hurricane Center showed a slight wobble to the West, which shouldn’t make much of a difference in the metro area, but could cause concern as it travels up the coast. A hurricane warning is in effect for Boca Raton to the Volusia/Flagler County line.

Watch Bryan Norcross’ latest analysis of Hurricane Isaias in the video above.

As of 11 p.m., Isaias was about 80 miles east-southeast of Fort Lauderdale. It is 105 miles southeast of West Palm Beach. The storm was producing maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (down from 85 mph earlier in the morning), with higher gusts. It is moving northwest at 9 mph.


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