Isaac expected to dump 10 inches of rain on Florida
Isaac could become category 3 storm
- Duration 3:46
- Date Aug 25, 2012
Isaac could become category 3 storm
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As you can see it's IA ID ID IGI -- -- Say that fifty times fast because Joba starting has been all over this storm and he says it could be a monster before you know when you see happen.
Well the probably happier if you look at two particular storms Cleo and 64 in the 1935 Labor Day hurricane coming into the Florida Straits at this time of the year.
This system is capable of it what we call exploding where all of a sudden all the -- just wrap up.
-- fault with Haiti last night but.
If you look at what it did it's sort of danced around Haiti -- -- Cuba.
Now remember the track yesterday that was being put out by a lot folks was over Cuba staying over Cuba much of today to the north coast of Cuba.
Now -- -- Cuba so it's already getting back out over the water so what we have an extra twelve to 24 hours for this to start to get organized.
As it moves towards the mid and -- Florida Keys I believe that this is going to go midway between Key West in Miami.
And that means that we could have a category two or three storm by tomorrow night.
People have to understand that this can wrap very very quickly category three as what type of that's a bit that's it that's a storm -- a hundred to a 120 mile an hour winds.
And people -- -- how can it get it.
Category wanted to do something out of a young 75 day 85 -- -- ten miles an hour away from that.
Yeah I heard most of you know -- -- college say you'll get no worse than that you think much worse than.
-- I figure out why because I've seen so many of these storms suddenly intensify.
Especially when it what happens in those Florida Straits is.
You have the natural way for the -- to conversion to the -- And that's why am sure the guys at the hurricane center are very concerned about this -- -- and into a category one is that that's all it's going to be.
But what they want to see first in what would we we have to look for is once that bidding starts rapping in and we see the pressure start falling in the storm.
It starts feeding back it's like again what I said -- the skater pulling her arms in and the all the air accelerates in the center up it goes.
And the problem is when you're looking at water temperature is 8788 degrees the amount of energy available to rapidly be back -- develop that storm is way up.
Now as far as Tampa goes even if the storm is a hurricane just 5060 miles to the west of Tampa.
It's it's not that it's disruptive it's not destructive the two places we have to be most concerned about the Florida Keys perhaps as far northeast -- Miami.
Because a category two hitting thirty miles southeast of Miami or south west of Miami the storm surge is six to ten feet in a Miami that you would have veer a little bit -- east.
That's the first place a second places if we get -- into the energy areas in the north central gulf that's another place where could intensity and.
Tampa dodges a bullet but Republicans are robbed of publicity that it prevented because you've got something much more serious nearby that's that's that's like we what the problem isn't I've -- -- -- you speak you know these are pictures coming in from -- keep in mind.
They're still not the better of that earthquake a couple of years ago.
You know we've had -- tents and -- I'm very good on muddy land so this is just yeah obviously -- a lot of damage.
Interest thing about that island has been you know my -- a meteorologist.
He's always said to me if that island was not there.
-- United States southeastern coastline would be the people would not be as -- to settle in that area.
That island has disrupted so many storms that when they get to the United States that -- -- the problem with Isaac is -- there.
Terrific that's -- it does to them we always lose sight of that and for it also breaks up the heart K so it's not as bad when it comes the United States is like it -- do -- it's pretty -- for them to -- one -- I know that I'm just saying that it's -- thought it was -- -- -- if that -- understood all right -- thank you very -- agreed to.