National Weather Service Issues Tropical Storm Warning For Brevard County

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EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR BREVARD COUNTY. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM WIND CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA AND WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR BREVARD COUNTY. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM WIND CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA AND WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR BREVARD COUNTY. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS TROPICAL STORM WIND CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA AND WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS.

LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE TITUSVILLE AND COCOA. NEAR TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS WITH PEAK WIND FORECAST AT 20-30 MPH, WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: ELEVATED – REMAIN BRACED AGAINST THE REASONABLE THREAT FOR TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND OF 39 TO 57 MPH. TO BE SAFE, EFFORTS SHOULD FULLY FOCUS ON AVOIDING INJURY. PROPERTIES REMAIN SUBJECT TO LIMITED WIND IMPACTS.

NOW IS THE TIME TO HIDE FROM THE WIND. FAILURE TO ADEQUATELY SHELTER MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY. REMAIN SHELTERED UNTIL THE HAZARDOUS WIND SUBSIDES.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS: UNFOLDING – POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM THE MAIN WIND EVENT ARE UNFOLDING. THE EXTENT OF REALIZED IMPACTS WILL DEPEND ON THE ACTUAL STRENGTH, DURATION, AND EXPOSURE OF THE WIND AS EXPERIENCED AT PARTICULAR LOCATIONS.

STORM SURGE – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: LITTLE TO NONE. THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: LITTLE TO NONE. POTENTIAL IMPACTS: MINOR BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE.

FLOODING RAIN – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT – PEAK RAINFALL AMOUNTS: ADDITIONAL 1-3 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS – CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: MODERATE – EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE A THREAT OF FLOODING. BE SAFE AND REMAIN READY TO PROTECT AGAINST FLOODING RAIN IMPACTS.

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IF FLOOD RELATED WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT, HEED RECOMMENDED ACTIONS. POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT – MODERATE RAINFALL FLOODING MAY PROMPT EVACUATIONS AND RESCUES.

RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES MAY QUICKLY BECOME SWOLLEN WITH SWIFT CURRENTS AND OVERSPILL THEIR BANKS IN A FEW PLACES, ESPECIALLY IN USUALLY VULNERABLE SPOTS. SMALL STREAMS, CREEKS, CANALS, AND DITCHES WILL OVERFLOW.

FLOOD WATERS CAN ENTER SOME STRUCTURES OR WEAKEN FOUNDATIONS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE EXPANDED AREAS OF RAPID INUNDATION AT UNDERPASSES, LOW-LYING SPOTS, AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME STREETS AND PARKING LOTS TAKE ON MOVING WATER AS STORM DRAINS AND RETENTION PONDS OVERFLOW. DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS WITH SOME ROAD AND BRIDGE CLOSURES.

TORNADO – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: SITUATION IS FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES – CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: MODERATE – EMERGENCY CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD INCLUDE A REASONABLE THREAT FOR TORNADOES. BE SAFE AND REMAIN READY TO PROTECT AGAINST TORNADO IMPACTS.

STAY INFORMED. LISTEN FOR TORNADO WATCHES AND WARNINGS. IF A TORNADO APPROACHES, QUICKLY MOVE TO THE SAFEST PLACE WITHIN YOUR SHELTER.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT – THE OCCURRENCE OF TORNADOES CAN HINDER THE EXECUTION OF EMERGENCY PLANS DURING TROPICAL EVENTS. SEVERAL PLACES MAY EXPERIENCE TORNADO DAMAGE WITH A FEW LOCATIONS SEEING CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE, POWER LOSS, AND COMMUNICATIONS FAILURES.

LOCATIONS COULD REALIZE ROOFS TORN OFF FRAME HOUSES, MOBILE HOMES DEMOLISHED, BOXCARS OVERTURNED, LARGE TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED, VEHICLES TUMBLED, AND SMALL BOATS TOSSED ABOUT. DANGEROUS PROJECTILES CAN ADD TO THE TOLL.

STAY TUNED TO SPACE COAST DAILY FOR UPDATES

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