NWS: Storms, Strong Winds Will Move Across Brevard At 20 To 30 MPH

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

 

The Storm Prediction Center has increased the severe weather potential across east central Florida today on the latest outlook.

The Storm Prediction Center has increased the severe weather potential across east central Florida today on the latest outlook.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Storm Prediction Center has increased the severe weather potential across east central Florida today on the latest outlook.

Through early afternoon…numerous showers and embedded storms will move across the area at 20 to 30 mph. Periods of heavy rain of one to two inches within a couple of hours can bring nuisance flooding.

Stronger storms can bring locally gusty winds of 40 to 50 mph along with small hail.

Potential for storms with heavy rain will increase during the afternoon.

Click for latest Composite Reflectivity radar image from the Melbourne, FL radar and current weather warnings

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA

THUNDERSTORM IMPACT:
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAINS STALLED OVER THE REGION. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED LIGHTNING STORMS WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE PENINSULA THIS MORNING.

ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA DURING THE DAY. THE THREAT FOR STRONG STORMS INCLUDING THE POSSIBILITY OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS…HAIL AND BRIEF TORNADOES APPEARS TO BE A LITTLE HIGHER AROUND OSCEOLA COUNTY…CENTRAL AND SOUTH BREVARD COUNTY. STORMS WILL MOVE TOWARD THE EAST AT 20 TO 30 MPH.

FLOOD IMPACT:
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO LOCALLY THREE INCHES IN PERSISTENT HEAVY RAIN AREAS MAY CREATE NUISANCE FLOODING OF POORLY DRAINED LOW LYING ROADS AND PROPERTY. MOTORISTS SHOULD AVOID DRIVING INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY:
THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL REMAIN HIGH WEDNESDAY AS LOW MOVES FROM THE NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST U.S. AND INTO THE ATLANTIC…DRAGGING A WEAK COOL FRONT THROUGH THE AREAS. A FEW STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION.


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