National Hurricane Center Monitors Tropical Storm Fred, Tropical Storm Grace
By Space Coast Daily // August 15, 2021
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – National Hurricane Center is closely monitoring two tropical storms on Sunday as Tropical Storm Fred prepares to make landfall on Florida’s panhandle, and Tropical Storm Grace moving through Puerto Rico.
Fred regained tropical storm strength overnight after briefly weakening Friday and Saturday.
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a State of Emergency for the possible impact areas in Florida from Fred.
Fred is currently carrying 40 mph max sustained winds and moving to north-northwest at 12 mph.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Coast of the Florida Panhandle from Navarre to the Wakulla/
Jefferson County line.
TROPICAL STORM FRED
Also, a Storm Surge Warning is in effect for the coast of the Florida Panhandle from from Indian Pass to
The center of Fred should move across the eastern and northern Gulf of Mexico through Monday, then make landfall in the western Florida Panhandle Monday afternoon or Monday night.
For Tropical Storm Grace, the system will move over Hispaniola on Monday, near or over eastern Cuba on Tuesday, and
near or over west-central Cuba on Wednesday. Some strengthening is possible until Grace moves over Hispaniola on Monday.