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Isaac's Path

A hurricane warning is in effect for, the Florida keys including the Dry Tortugas the west coast of Florida from Bonita Beach southward to Ocean Reef, Florida Bay, Andros Island in the Bahamas

A hurricane watch is in effect for the Florida east coast from Golden Beach southward to Ocean Reef

A tropical storm warning is in effect for the Florida east coast from Sebastian Inlet southward to Ocean Reef, Lake Okeechobee the Florida west coast from north of Bonita Beach to Tarpon Springs, including Tampa Bay.

A tropical storm watch is in effect for Sebastian Inlet to Flagler Beach the Florida west coast and the Florida panhandle north of Tarpon Springs to Indian Pass

A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within the next 24 hours.

A hurricane watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within the next 24 hours.

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.

Interests in the remainder of Cuba, the remainder of Florida, and elsewhere along the northern gulf coast should monitor the progress of Isaac. A hurricane watch may be required for a portion of the northern gulf coast on Sunday morning.

Early Sunday morning, the center of tropical storm Isaac was located near latitude 22.9 north, longitude 78.0 west. Isaac is moving toward the northwest near 17 mph, 28 km/h, and this general motion is expected to continue during the next 48 hours.

On the forecast track, the center of Isaac should continue moving just north of the central coast of Cuba overnight, and move near or over the Florida keys Sunday or Sunday night. Isaac is forecast to move over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico by early Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph, with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Isaac is expected to be at or near hurricane strength when it reaches the Florida keys.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 205 miles from the center.

**Stay with News Channel 5, CBS 2 News, and kalb.com for the latest updates.**

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