Thursday, March 23, 2017

Significant Weather Advisory For Brevard County Barrier Islands


BREVARD COUNTY, Florida - The National Weather Service in Melbourne, Florida, has issued a Significant Weather Advisory that will remain in effect until 6:15 a.m. for eastern Brevard County, Florida on March 23, 2017.




Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
525 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

FLZ147-231015-
Northern Brevard County FL-
525 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EXTREME EASTERN BREVARD
COUNTY FROM CAPE CANAVERAL TO SATELLITE BEACH UNTIL 615 AM EDT...

At 522 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Port Canaveral, moving south at 25 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with this storm. This storm has had a history of producing wind gusts in excess of 50 mph near Cape Canaveral.

Locations impacted include Cocoa Beach, Satellite Beach, Cape Canaveral and Port Canaveral.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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LAT...LON 2839 8056 2834 8057 2813 8054 2813 8058
      2827 8061 2821 8062 2816 8061 2813 8059
      2813 8062 2821 8066 2825 8067 2822 8065
      2822 8064 2828 8067 2852 8068 2852 8052
      2845 8049
TIME...MOT...LOC 0922Z 359DEG 20KT 2845 8055