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Path of Hurricane Isaias moves slightly east as it heads toward Florida

The Tampa Bay area is not in the path of Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias has shifted slightly east and is currently forecasted to move more slowly up the state’s eastern coastline, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As of 11 a.m., the hurricane was making landfall on Andros Island in the Northwestern Bahamas, according to the center.

There were no significant changes in a 2 p.m. advisory.

It will likely not get any stronger, according to the hurricane center, and will likely weaken some as it moves past the Florida coast.

Hurricane conditions are expected along Florida’s east coast late Saturday and Saturday night. A Hurricane Warning is in effect from Boca Raton to the top of Volusia County. Storm surge is possible along a stretch of the coast from Jupiter Inlet to Ponte Vedra Beach.

Flooding from Isaias is expected, especially in low-lying areas from South Florida to eastern Central Florida.

The center predicted the Bahamas would see storm surge on Saturday.

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