VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey Provides An Update On Hurricane Dorian

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ABOVE VIDEO:  Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey Provides An Update On Hurricane Dorian.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey provided an update on Hurricane Dorian Tuesday evening.

The National Hurricane Center reported at 5  p.m. Tuesday that Hurricane Dorian is a CAT 2 storm with 110 mile-per-hour winds and moving north-northwest at 6 miles per hour.

Rain bands will increase in frequency as the center of Hurricane Dorian makes its closet approach to Brevard County tonight into tomorrow morning.

These bands will contain wind gusts of 40-60 mph and heavy rainfall.

Observations from this afternoon show that the strongest winds are along the barrier islands from Cape Canaveral south through Jupiter Inlet.

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Expect winds to increase over the next few hours to 30 to 45 mph, with gusts over 50 mph, especially along the coast.

The National Weather Service recorded wind gusts of 60 mph northeast of Barefoot Bay and a gust of 58 mph near Port Canaveral on Thursday afternoon.

Expect a storm surge of up to 4 feet above normal high tide tonight through Wednesday.

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