National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for East Central Florida

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued Until 4:15 P.M. EDT

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for East Central Florida until 4:15 p.m.

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
■ National Weather Service Melbourne FL
■ 3:30 PM EDT Monday, Aug. 2, 2021

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Brevard County in east central Florida.

■ Until 415 PM EDT.

■ At 329 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Rockledge,
moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

■ Locations impacted include…Melbourne, Rockledge, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach and Satellite Beach.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

LAT…LON 2839 8056 2832 8057 2819 8056 2811 8053 2814 8086 2835 8086 2837 8088 2842 8088
2852 8052 2846 8049

TIME…MOT…LOC 1929Z 252DEG 16KT 2828 8080

HAIL…<.75IN
WIND…60MPH

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