Tropical Storm Warning for Dominica Discontinued

At 8 am, the center of tropical storm Isaac was located near latitude 15.4 north, longitude 64.8  west (appr. 225 miles or 360 km to the west) of Dominica.

Isaac is moving toward the west at near 13 mph or 21 km/hr.

The center of the system will continue to move away from the island during the course of the day.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph or 65 km/hr with  higher gusts.

Although the system no longer poses a threat to the island there still exist the potential for some pockets of moderate to heavy showers and occasional gusty winds.

Some flash-flooding, landslides and falling rocks are still likely and residents are advised to continue to take the necessary precautions.

© 2012 SAT Telecommunications Ltd.

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