Storm Shutters in Sebastian and Excessive Heat Forecast

Hurricane Shutters in Sebastian, Florida.
Hurricane Shutters in Sebastian, Florida.

Storm shutters can be unsafe and even deadly if left in place after a storm.

The Indian River County Emergency Services Department is recommending that everyone remove their storm shutters.

“Please make the removal of your storm shutters your first priority,” the agency said in a statement.

High temperatures this afternoon are expected to range from the low to mid-90s. Heat Index values will peak today around 105-107.

Persons working outdoors will want to stay hydrated and take frequent rest breaks.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.