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"Jamaica should monitor the progress of Isaac", the hurricane center said Saturday.More news: Guardiola calls for response from Sane
The government of the Netherlands has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch for Saba and St. Eustatius.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 miles per hour (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Meteorologists expect Isaac to travel through the eastern and central Caribbean in the coming days and experience a gradual weakening until it degrades to a tropical wave at any time. A watch is typically issued 48 hours before tropical-storm-force winds are expected to arrive, which makes outside preparations hard or risky - and Tropical-storm-force winds are possible within the tropical storm watch area today.More news: North Carolina Feels First Bite Of Hurricane Florence
Isaac is moving west at 21 miles per hour. Weather forecasters are watching a disturbance in the western Gulf of Mexico that has a 50 percent chance of becoming Tropical Storm Kirk in the next two days, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The National Hurricane Center said up to 3 inches of rain could fall in Puerto Rico and Hispaniola. Tropical Storm Isaac will also be a threat, but this one is taking a southern path and heading toward the Caribbean. As of Tuesday, several islands in the area including Dominica, Martinique and Saint Lucia were all under a hurricane watch, the islands to the north like Antigua and St.John's were under a tropical storm watch.More news: Ibrahimovic happy for '500th victim' Toronto after outrageous goal
States of emergency were declared in the Carolinas; Virginia; Washington, DC; and Maryland, where some coastal areas are still recovering from summer storms. "This rainfall may cause life-threatening flash floods".