October 2, 2006 -- Isaac becoming extratropical after passing near southeastern Newfoundland
Environment Canada is discontinuing the tropical storm warning for the
Avalon Peninsula of southeastern Newfoundland. For storm information
specific to your area, including possible inland watches and warnings,
please monitor products issued by your local weather office. Satellite
images and surface observations indicate that Isaac is losing tropical
characteristics as it heads for the far north Atlantic.
At 500 PM AST the center of Isaac was located near latitude 47.1 north
- longitude 52.2 west or about 50 miles northeast of Cape Race
Newfoundland. Isaac is moving toward the northeast near 40 mph. A
turn to the east-northeast is forecast during the next 24 hours.
Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph, with higher gusts. Some
weakening is forecast during the next 24 hours. Tropical storm force
winds extend outward up to 260 miles from the center. Estimated
minimum central pressure is (992 mb) 29.29 inches.
This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on Isaac.
For previous advisories please see our Isaac Diary
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A HURRICANE WATCH
(A Hurricane Watch is issued when there is a threat of hurricane
conditions within 24-36 hours.)
1. Listen to a battery-operated radio or television for hurricane
2. Check emergency supply kit.
3. Fuel car.
4. Bring in outdoor objects such as lawn furniture, toys, and garden
tools and anchor objects that cannot be brought inside.
5. Secure buildings by closing and boarding up windows. Remove outside
6. Turn refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings. Open only when
absolutely necessary and close quickly.
7. Store drinking water in clean bathtubs, jugs, bottles, and cooking
8. Store valuables and personal papers in a waterproof container on the
highest level of your home. 9. Review evacuation plan.
10. Moor boat securely or move it to a designated safe place. Use rope
or chain to secure boat to trailer. Use tiedowns to anchor trailer to
the ground or house.
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