Significant Weather Advisory for Sebastian, Grant, Micco

Significant Weather Advisory for Sebastian, Florida.
Significant Weather Advisory for Sebastian, Florida.

The National Weather Service has issued a Significant Weather Advisory for our area until 4:30 p.m., which includes Grant, Micco, Sebastian, Wabasso Beach, and Vero Beach.

Several storms passed through our area at around 3:15 p.m., however, the radar is showing a few storms between Sebring and Indiantown that are heading northeast towards Sebastian and Vero Beach.

“Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Sebastian Inlet State Park and also over Port Saint Lucie, moving east to northeast at 15 mph. Additional strong storms will be possible from Indian River southward through Martin counties into late afternoon from boundary collisions,” the NWS said in a statement.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Expect rain and thunderstorms to continue this evening.

We’ll have a forecast on Friday to talk about the weekend.

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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.