Here’s what to expect in Central Florida as Isaias moves up coast

Storm expected to bring heavy rain, strong winds to Florida's coast

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ORLANDO, Fla. – After already causing problems for Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic earlier this week then blowing through the Bahamas, Tropical Storm Isaias is continuing its slow trek toward Florida.

The system was a Category 1 hurricane for almost two days before it was downgraded back to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon. The storm is expected to impact Central Florida as a tropical storm Sunday into early Monday.

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As it does, parts of Central Florida are bracing for potential storm impacts.

Here’s what you can expect in Central Florida on Sunday:

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for Brevard, Volusia, Flagler, Seminole, Orange and Osceola counties. Most of the impacts will be on the lower side across inland Central Florida. The biggest impacts will occur along the coast. Isaias could make landfall somewhere in Indian River or Brevard county Sunday night.

Tropical Warnings

Gusty tropical downpours will move inland from Isaias’ outer bands throughout the day. It won’t be a washout inland, but brief periods of nasty weather will be likely. Wind gusts inland within the downpours could reach tropical storm force, greater than 39 mph.

Future radar

The worst weather clings to the coast and arrives Sunday evening.

Future radar

County-by-county impacts

Tropical Storm Isaias' impacts along Central Florida's coast. (WKMG)
Tropical Storm Isaias' impacts for inland portions of Central Florida. (WKMG)
Tropical Storm Isaias' impacts on inland portions of Central Florida. (WKMG)

For the latest updates on Isaias, visit ClickOrlando.com/hurricane.


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