WATCH: NHC Predicts Dorian Could Become CAT 3 Hurricane and Hit Florida East Coast Monday

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SPACE COAST DAILY TV HURRICANE UPDATE: Space Coast Daily’s Chris Bonanno discusses the latest with Tropical Storm Dorian and talks about rain impacting parts of northern and central Brevard. 

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The National Hurricane Center has announced Tropical Storm Dorian could become a CAT 3 hurricane when it makes landfall on Monday morning at 8 a.m.

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center is predicting a possibility that Dorian could make landfall in Brevard County.

Currently, maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph with higher gusts and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles primarily to the east of the center.

Dorian is forecast to become a hurricane later today and continue strengthening during the next few days over the Atlantic waters.

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In the latest National Hurricane Center forecast, Tropical Storm Dorian is predicted to develop into a Category 2 hurricane packing 100 mile-per-hour winds and striking the east central Florida coast on Sunday. (NHC image)

Given the uncertainties of the track forecast, interests in the District are encouraged to closely monitor information being disseminated by South Florida Water Management meteorologists and the National Hurricane Center and be ready to take action, if required. (SFWMD image)

BREVARD COUNTY WEATHER FORECAST

On the Space Coast Wednesday, the National Weather Service forecasts a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, mostly sunny, with a high near 92 and a heat index values as high as 105. West winds will be 5 to 10 mph.

On Wednesday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind around 10 mph.

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Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday Night: Tropical storm conditions possible. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday: Hurricane conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 76. Windy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west northwest 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

Labor Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Windy, with a south southwest wind 25 to 30 mph becoming south southeast 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph.

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