As of 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 24, Tropical Storm Isaac was moving northwest at 16 mph with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph.
The storm is expected to make landfall on the coast of Haiti later tonight.
The center of the storm is expected to be near the Florida Keys by Sunday.
Further strengthening of the storm is expected once Isaac reaches the warm Gulf of Mexico waters. The extended forecasted path of the storm continues to place the center of the storm about 150 miles west of Anna Maria Island by Monday afternoon.
Feeder bands producing heavy rain at times, and high winds can be expected in Gulf Coast communities beginning Sunday and possibly lasting until Tuesday morning.