Severe weather heading towards Sebastian, Grant, Barefoot Bay, Micco

Severe thunderstorms heading towards Sebastian, Grant, Barefoot Bay, and Micco.
Severe thunderstorms heading towards Sebastian, Grant, Barefoot Bay, and Micco.

The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for our area, which includes Sebastian, Grant, Barefoot Bay, Micco, Wabasso, and Vero Beach.

There are strong thunderstorms moving eastward into Brevard and Indian River County.

“Expect briefly gusty winds to 40 mph, some heavy rain and occasional lightning,” the National Weather Service said.

Boaters should move inland now and take cover.

The storms should arrive by 3:30 p.m.

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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.