Atlantic depression now Tropical Storm Isaac

August 21, 2012 1:22:04 PM PDT
Tropical Depression #9 is now Tropical Storm Isaac. The storm the Atlantic has already prompted tropical storm warnings to be issued across a swath of islands in the Caribbean. The depression formed early Tuesday but strengthened to a tropical storm a few hours later.

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Dominica, Guadeloupe, Desirade, Les Saintes, Marie Galante, St. Martin, St. Kitts, Nevis, Antigua, Montserrat and Barbuda.

Tropical storm watches have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Vieques, Culbera, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten and the British Virgin Islands.

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