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Tropical Storm Isaac (09L) 15 Miles South of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

30.4N 91.1W

August 30th, 2012 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Isaac (09L) – August 29th, 2012

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Track of Tropical Storm Isaac (09L) - August 29th, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 09L

As of 10 p.m. CDT August 29 (0300 UTC August 30), Tropical Storm Isaac (09L)  is located within 20 nautical miles of 30.3°N 91.2°W, about 15 mi (25 km) south of Baton Rouge, and about 70 mi (110 km) west-northwest of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Maximum sustained winds are 50 knots (60 mph, 95 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 980 mbar (hPa; 28.94 InHg), and the system is moving northwest at 5 kt (6 mph, 9 km/h). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km) from the center of Isaac.