Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tornado Warning Issued For Southeastern Indian River County


INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Florida - The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a Tornado Warning for Vero Beach and the surrounding area. 

PEOPLE IN THE AREA SHOULD TAKE COVER NOW!

WFUS52 KMLB 241754
TORMLB
/O.NEW.KMLB.TO.W.0005.160224T1754Z-160224T1830Z/
FLC061-241830-
BULLETIN

TORNADO WARNING FOR... SOUTHEASTERN INDIAN RIVER COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.UNTIL 130 PM EST

AT 1254 PM EST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER VERO BEACH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. 

HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED FUNNEL CLOUD.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE TO ROOFS...
WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

 * THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHEASTERN INDIAN RIVER COUNTY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: WABASSO BEACH. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW!

MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS.


IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.