TAMPA, Fla. - Tropical Storm Isaac continues to move northwestward as residents of the Florida Keys brace for impact. As of 2:00 a.m., Isaac was 265 miles east-southeast of Key West and is traveling at 17 miles per hour.
Isaac has maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour. The storm is expected to be a hurricane or be at near-hurricane strength when it reaches the Florida Keys.
Tropical Storm force winds extend outward from the center of Isaac up to 205 miles.
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Florida Keys including the Dry Tortuhas and the west coast of Florida from Bonita Beach southward to Ocean Reef.
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Florida east coast from Golden Beach southward to Ocean Reef.
A Tropical Storm Warning is now in place for the east coast of Florida from Sebastian Inlet southward to Ocean Reef, Lake Okeechobee, and the west coast of Florida from north of Bonita Beach to Tarpon Springs including Tampa Bay.
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect on Florida's west coast and the panhandle north of Tarpon Springs to Indian Pass.
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