Severe weather heading towards Sebastian

High winds and severe thunderstorms heading towards Sebastian, Florida.
High winds and severe thunderstorms heading towards Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – We don’t think there’s any escape from today’s severe weather activity. A cold front is moving into Sebastian and bringing a lot of bad weather with it.

There is a Wind Advisory for Sebastian until 8:00 p.m. this evening. According to the advisory, sustained winds of 25 mph or higher are expected in our area.

Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Strong winds can blow around loose objects. We recommend securing your trash cans, lawn furniture and other objects that can be moved by the strong winds.

Wind gusts are expected to be 35 mph today in Sebastian. The severe weather will begin around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon and will last a couple of hours. Showers and thunderstorms are expected tonight with wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Tonight’s low will drop to 60 degrees with the cold front.

Saturday will have extreme winds of up to 30 mph, but the rain should clear out. The high will be 79; the overnight low will be 50 degrees.

Easter Sunday should be beautiful! It will be sunny with a high near 79, and winds will only be 5 to 10 mph. The overnight low will drop to 54.

Be safe everyone and Happy Easter!

Signup for the free Sebastian Daily newsletter for your chance to win free dinners and merchandise!

Copyright 2021 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. 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.