Saturday, September 22, 2012

2012 Cocoa Beach Air Show Delayed Until Noon


COCOA BEACH, Florida -- Rain is forecasted today for the 2012 Cocoa Beach Air Show which has been re-scheduled to start at noon instead of 11 a.m. due to weather.   As of 9:30 a.m., it is raining in Cocoa Beach.


According to the National Weather Service in Melbourne, Florida, deep moisture associated with a dissipating frontal boundary will combine with daytime heating and strong jet stream winds aloft to produce widespread cloudiness with numerous showers and scattered lightning storms today.  


The main threats will be cloud to ground lightning and torrential rainfall amounts up two inches which could cause ponding of water on roads and in areas with poor drainage.  Brief gusty winds to around 35 or 40 miles per hour in the most intense storms.  The storm motion will be a slow eastward drift at 5 to perhaps 10 miles per hour.



Today's Cocoa Beach, Florida weather forecast:  Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light northeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


Tonight's Cocoa Beach, Florida weather forecast:  Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.



To see the latest weather forecast and Doppler radar for Cocoa Beach, Florida, click here.





Even if the Cocoa Beach Air Show is rained out Saturday, it will also take place on Sunday. The main show will take center place at Lori Wilson Park.  Cocoa Beach residents are admitted to a free viewing area with proof of residency.  Non-residents can purchase tickets for $22.  


Both residents and non-residents can purchase premium viewing packages online or by calling 1-800-514-3849.


For more information, including a map of the Cocoa Beach Air Show viewing locations, visit CocoaBeachAirShow.com 


PHOTOS: Brevard Times / File
SOURCE: CocoaBeachAirShow.com

2012 Cocoa Beach Air Show Schedule



Saturday September 22, 2012


(No longer entirely accurate due to weather) 

8:00 am       Breakfast with the Performers
                     Rum Runners Tavern - 695 N. Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach

9:00 am       Display Village, Show Center Beach Drop Zone opens

10:00 am     Clubhouse Chalet, Colonel's Club and Hospitality Chalets open

10:50 am     Opening remarks by Col Robert Pavelko, 45th Space Wing Vice Commander

11:00 am     Cocoa Beach Air Show - Lori Wilson Park 


                     • U.S. Army Silver Wings
                     • USMC V-22 Osprey Demo
                     • Black Diamond T-33 Solo Demo
                     • Florida Biplane Wild Waco
                     • B-1 Bomber 3-Pass Demo
                     • 920th Rescue Wing CSAR Demo
                     • John Black in the Super Decathlon
                     • USN F-18 Hornet Demo
                     • U.S. Coast Guard SAR Demo
                     • Freddie Cabanas in the Conch Republic Pitts
                     • Red Bull Air Force
                     • Red Bull Helicopter
                     • Mike Goulian in the Goodyear Extra 330
                     • F-22 Raptor Demo
                     • USAF Heritage Flight





3:00 pm       Air Show Happy Hour - Mambo's at the International Palms Resort
                     South side of Lori Wilson Park - Relax and wait for the traffic to clear

7:00 pm       Air Show Performer Party - Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill
                      The Cove in Port Canaveral - Army Silver Wings sunset jump

Sunday September 23, 2012

8:00 am       Breakfast with the Performers
                     Rum Runners Tavern - 695 N. Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach

9:00 am       Display Village, Show Center Beach Drop Zone opens

10:00 am     Clubhouse Chalet, Colonel's Club and Hospitality Chalets open

11:00 am     Cocoa Beach Air Show - Lori Wilson Park 


                     • U.S. Army Silver Wings
                     • USMC V-22 Osprey Demo
                     • Black Diamond T-33 Solo Demo
                     • Florida Biplane Wild Waco
                     • B-1 Bomber 3-Pass Demo
                     • 920th Rescue Wing CSAR Demo
                     • John Black in the Super Decathlon
                     • USN F-18 Hornet Demo
                     • U.S. Coast Guard SAR Demo
                     • Freddie Cabanas in the Conch Republic Pitts
                     • Red Bull Air Force
                     • Red Bull Helicopter
                     • Mike Goulian in the Goodyear Extra 330
                     • F-22 Raptor Demo
                     • USAF Heritage Flight





                       
3:00 pm       Air Show Happy Hour - Hilton Oceanfront Pool Deck
                     North side of Lori Wilson Park - Relax and wait for the traffic to clear


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