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!

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Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.