Southern Brevard County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:59 PM EDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 715 PM EDT
for central Brevard County...

At 659 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Cape Canaveral,
moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral, Port Canaveral, Merritt Island and Jetty
Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.


Lat... Lon 2839 8056 2834 8057 2832 8070 2849 8074
      2860 8056 2844 8051
time... Mot... loc 2259z 259deg 24kt 2838 8063

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


Kelly


Special Statement
Issued: 6:52 PM EDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Brevard County until
715 PM EDT... .

At 651 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Indialantic... moving northeast at 20 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Palm Bay, Melbourne, Satellite Beach, Malabar and Indialantic.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The primary threats will be cloud to ground lightning and strong wind
gusts... which can cause unsecured objects to blow around... snap tree
limbs... cause power outages or capsize small boats. Heavy rainfall
will temporarily reduce visibility. Seek shelter indoors until the
storm passes.

Boaters should be aware that strong wind gusts sometimes occur well
away from the heavy rain and lightning associated with storms.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will reduce
visibility and may lead to temporary flooding of low lying and poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike several miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek
shelter inside a building or vehicle. Open shelters found in Parks...
on beaches or Golf courses offer no protection from the dangers of
lightning.


Lat... Lon 2799 8059 2819 8070 2826 8056 2813 8054
      2803 8050
time... Mot... loc 2251z 237deg 19kt 2810 8057


Kelly


652 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Brevard County until
715 PM EDT... .

At 651 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Indialantic... moving northeast at 20 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Palm Bay, Melbourne, Satellite Beach, Malabar and Indialantic.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

The primary threats will be cloud to ground lightning and strong wind
gusts... which can cause unsecured objects to blow around... snap tree
limbs... cause power outages or capsize small boats. Heavy rainfall
will temporarily reduce visibility. Seek shelter indoors until the
storm passes.

Boaters should be aware that strong wind gusts sometimes occur well
away from the heavy rain and lightning associated with storms.

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will reduce
visibility and may lead to temporary flooding of low lying and poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike several miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek
shelter inside a building or vehicle. Open shelters found in Parks...
on beaches or Golf courses offer no protection from the dangers of
lightning.


Lat... Lon 2799 8059 2819 8070 2826 8056 2813 8054
      2803 8050
time... Mot... loc 2251z 237deg 19kt 2810 8057


Kelly