Monroe County officials have asked visitors to leave the Keys ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac’s arrival. The Florida Keys are under a Hurricane Warning and four shelters are open.
As Tropical Storm Isaac prepares to bare down on South Florida and the Keys, the Florida Highway Patrol is urging drivers to be cautious when on the road.
Tropical Storm Isaac continues to race across the Caribbean, with speeds at the 8 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center around 20 mph as it approaches Florida and the Florida Keys.
Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida as Tropical Storm Isaac continued to close in on South Florida and the Keys.
There are several locations across South Florida to pick up free sandbags to help residents prepare for the rain onslaught of Tropical Storm Isaac.
The Florida Keys look as though they will feel the brunt of Tropical Storm Isaac when it passes over the area Sunday into Monday.
In anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac, Monroe County officials decided Thursday to shut down county offices and cancel school on Monday — the day Isaac’s weather is expected to impact the Florida Keys.
On August 24, 1992 a Category 5 monster Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida turning its full force on South Miami-Dade County. Bill and Sandy Zinn’s home in Homestead was completely destroyed, but the memories of Andrew live on.
Tropical Depression Helene is quickly falling apart over coastal Mexico.
In addition to Tropical Storm Ernesto, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are watching Tropical Depression #6 which formed late Friday night in the Atlantic.