Forecasters are now watching another area of low pressure over the Central Atlantic that currently poses no threat to land.
Governor Rick Scott canceled his appearances at Republican National Convention events for Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday because he was focusing on Florida’s response to Tropical Storm Isaac. The Governor also canceled his big speech at the RNC. He spoke with CBS4′s Gio Benitez about that decision.
Tropical Storm Isaac splashed and slammed the Florida Keys but appears to have left little damage in his wake.
Tropical Storm Isaac is forecast to strengthen as it moves over the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Tropical Storm Warning along the east coast of Florida has been discontinued north of Jupiter Inlet.
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.