Florida Gov. Rick Scott has canceled his own personal activities relating to the Republican National Convention in Tampa in order to monitor Tropical Storm Isaac, his office announced Sunday.
"Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to continue to impact Southwest Florida today before continuing into the Gulf of Mexico," a press release read.
Scott's office provided the following update on the storm:
At 11am EDT Sunday, Tropical Storm Isaac was approximately 80 miles southeast of Key West, Florida. The official forecast takes Tropical Storm Isaac near or over the lower Florida Keys today and tonight and into the eastern Gulf of Mexico on Monday. Tropical storm force winds are already impacting the Keys and South Florida with hurricane conditions possibly arriving this afternoon. Additionally, there is a threat for severe weather including isolated tornadoes over much of Central and South Florida.