Tropical Storm Ida’s observe shifts, impacts to start out inside the hour

Tropical Storm Ida's track shifts, impacts to start within the hour


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Tropical Storm Ida continued its unpredictable path early Friday morning with yet another change in its forecast track which will now take it within five miles of Grand Cayman by 3am.

The National Weather Service, in its latest advisory, said tropical storm conditions associated with the passage of Tropical Storm Ida will begin impacting the Little Cayman area at midnight and Grand Cayman at 1am.

“The updated forecast is the result of yet another change to the track of the tropical storm, that will bring it within five miles of Grand Cayman, at around 3am, Friday morning, 27 August. By this time, sustained winds could reach 38 knots [around 44 miles per hour]. It is expected…