Brevard Government Offices Remain Open as Tropical Storm Eta Could Bring 55 MPH Wind Gusts
By Space Coast Daily // November 9, 2020
Threat for isolated tornadoes through Monday
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Government announce offices will remain open on Monday despite Tropical Storm Eta.
In Brevard, weather conditions through Monday afternoon could produce sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph, potential flooding, extremely dangerous surf conditions and localized beach erosion.
The County and the Emergency Operations Center are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Eta, which is expected to reach the Florida Keys Sunday night, but then shift to the west/southwest before lingering throughout the week in the Gulf of Mexico and off Florida’s west coast.
Brevard County has been under a Tropical Storm Warning since 10 p.m. Saturday, with the greatest threat from Eta expected to be flooding rainfall, showers and squalls.
There is also a threat for isolated tornadoes through Monday. Minor damage and sporadic power outages will be possible.
Based on the latest forecast, the primary impact in Brevard County will be locally heavy rainfall of two to three inches. Some locations may receive higher volumes of rain and localized flooding is possible.
Residents should stay in place as severe weather arrives.
Residents also are encouraged to stay informed. Brevard County Emergency Management is active on social media, providing information and updates about severe weather as well as other incidents that could affect large numbers of people in the county.
Residents can follow “Brevard County Emergency Management” on Facebook; follow @BrevardEOC on Twitter; or subscribe to emergency text alerts by texting BrevardEOC to 888777.