Severe Weather Expected Sunday in Sebastian, Vero Beach

Severe weather expected Sunday.
Severe weather expected Sunday.

SEBASTIAN, Florida – The National Weather Service has forecast the potential for severe weather to impact all of east central Florida on Sunday afternoon/evening, the agency said Friday.

These areas include Sebastian, Fellsmere, Vero Beach, and other areas in Indian River County.

“Strong to severe thunderstorms will include strong wind gusts in excess of 55-60 mph, large hail (at least quarter-sized), frequent lightning, torrential rainfall, and a potential for tornadoes,” the National Weather Service said.

Protective Actions to take when Dangerous Weather Approaches:

  • Stay indoors unless it is absolutely necessary.
  • Postpone outdoor activities.
  • Monitor the weather on your NOAA Weather Radio.
  • If you hear thunder, immediately move to a safe place. Remember: When thunder roars, go indoors.
  • If you hear thunder, do not use a corded phone. Cordless phones, cell phones, and other wireless handheld devices are safe to use.
  • Keep away from electrical equipment, wiring and water pipes. Don’t take a bath, shower or use other plumbing during a thunderstorm.

Sebastian Daily will continue to monitor the weather this weekend. We will post updates if the weather changes.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers as they were coming to market in the late 1980's. Andy has also been a software programmer and worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta. He eventually returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002.
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