Tropical Storm Humberto moving farther away from Florida

Tropical Storm Humberto
Tropical Storm Humberto

The projected path for Tropical Storm Humberto has shifted more to the east since yesterday, but we will still experience breezy conditions in Sebastian, Florida.

Since the forecast track has shifted farther to the east, the chance of heavy rainfall in Sebastian has diminished.

“Fast-moving showers with gusty winds will continue to move across east-central Florida today. Gusts up to 35 mph will be possible. Breezy conditions along the coast along with dangerous beach conditions for inexperienced swimmers,” the National Weather Service said.

Some beaches in Indian River County and Brevard County will be under a Red Flag Warning due to potential high surf and life-threatening rip current hazards. Conditions are expected to continue as Tropical Storm Humberto moves towards Florida.

Local officials are asking everyone to use caution if visiting the beaches and avoid ocean swimming until conditions improve.

Humberto winds
Humberto winds

The seas near the Sebastian Inlet have been rough since Friday with white caps extending into the river and lagoon.

We will publish another update later today.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up living on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2002, he moved back to Florida and settled in Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.