Tropical system moves off Florida after bringing heavy rain


WE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE 1. TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS FOR BREVARD COUNTY AND IT IS STILL RAINFALLING AND BECAUSE OF THIS WE HAVE A FLOOD ADVISORY UNTIL 2:45 AM FOR THE SOUTH BREVARD COUNTY. MICCO SEEING TWO INCHES OF RAIN, ON TWO INCHES INDIAAN BEACH, — FLORIDANA BEACH. WE SAW A WIND GUST OF 48 MILES PER HOUR. FOR THE REST OF THE CITY WE HAVE SEEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS, GOODNAI R AROUND SCOTTSMOOR, THEN WATCHING CONTINUED SHOWERS AROUND SEMINEOL COUNTY, LIGHT SHOWERS OVER WESTERN SECTIONS. THIS IS THE SITE ALONG THE SPACE COAST, THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY. THIS HAS BEEN THANKS TO POTENTIAL CYCLONE TROPICAL 1. 2AM ADVORISY ALMOST OFF THE EAST COAST. WDSIN SUSTAINED ABOUT 40 MILES PER HOUR. BY TONIGHT, POSSIBLY BECOMING A TROPICAL STORM TO OUR EAST. OUR WEATHER IS IMPROVING, WE WILL HAVE THE LATEST FOR YOU THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON. STAY WITH WESH 2 ON AIR AND ONLINE.

Tropical system moves off Florida after bringing heavy rain

Potential Tropical Cyclone One moved off the coast of Florida late Saturday afternoon after bringing heavy rain to some areas. The National Hurricane Center reported the system had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was moving northeast at 18 mph. All tropical storm warnings for central Florida counties were dropped Saturday afternoon. Meteorologists at sister station WESH 2 say those in central Florida should expect persistent rain through the afternoon and early evening, but should be clear by Saturday evening. The NHC said the disturbance is likely to become a tropical storm off the east coast of Florida this evening, and some strengthening is expected tonight through Monday as the system moves away from Florida over- over the western Atlantic. Impacts from the potential tropical cyclone appeared to be greatest in Osceola, Brevard and Polk counties. The video below shows cars stuck in Miami road flooding. that can be picked up by the wind. Understand hurricane forecast models and cones. Prepare to cover all the windows in your home. If shutters have not been installed, use pre-cut plywood. Check the batteries and stock up on canned food, first aid supplies, drinking water and medicine. The WESH 2 First Alert Storm Team recommends having these items ready before the storm hits. Water: One gallon of water per person per dayCanned foods and soup, such as beans and chiliCan opener for cans without the easy-open lidsAssemble a first aid kitTwo weeks of prescription medicationBaby/children’s needs , such as baby formula and diapersFlashlight and batteriesWeather radio battery operatedVideo below: Items to buy during hurricane sales tax seasonWHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WARNING IS ISSUEDListen to advice from local authorities. If advised to evacuate, leave. Complete Preparedness Activities If you are not advised to evacuate, stay indoors, away from windows. Watch out for tornadoes. Tornadoes can occur during a hurricane and after it passes. Stay indoors, in the center of your home, in a windowless closet or bathroom. PET AND ANIMAL SAFETYYour pet should be part of your family plan. If you must evacuate, the most important thing you can do to protect your pets is to evacuate them as well. Leaving pets behind, even if you try to create a safe space for them, can result in injury or death. Contact hotels and motels outside your immediate area to see if they allow pets. if they could house your pet.

Potential Tropical Cyclone One moved off the coast of Florida late Saturday afternoon after bringing heavy rain to some areas.

The National Hurricane Center reported the system had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was moving northeast at 18 mph.

All tropical storm warnings for central Florida counties were dropped Saturday afternoon.

Meteorologists at sister station WESH 2 say those in central Florida should expect persistent rain through the afternoon and early evening, but should be clear by Saturday evening.

The NHC said the disturbance would likely become a tropical storm off the east coast of Florida this evening, and some strengthening is expected tonight through Monday as the system moves away from Florida above the western Atlantic.

Impacts from the potential tropical cyclone appeared to be greatest in Osceola, Brevard and Polk counties.

The video below shows cars stuck in Miami road flooding

KNOW WHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WATCH IS ISSUED

  • Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for storm updates.
  • Be prepared to bring indoor patio furniture, outdoor decorations or ornaments, trash cans, hanging plants, and anything that can be blown away.
  • Understand hurricane forecast models and cones.
  • Prepare to cover all the windows in your home. If shutters have not been installed, use pre-cut plywood.
  • Check the batteries and stock up on canned goods, first aid supplies, drinking water and medicine.

The WESH 2 First Alert Storm Team recommends having these items ready before the storm hits.

  • Bottled water: One gallon of water per person per day
  • Preserves and soups, such as beans and chili
  • Can opener for cans without easy-open lids
  • Assemble a first aid kit
  • Two weeks of prescription medication
  • Baby/child needs, such as formula and diapers
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Battery operated weather radio

Video below: Items to buy during the hurricane sales tax period

WHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WARNING IS ISSUED

  • Listen to the advice of local elected officials. If you are advised to evacuate, leave.
  • Complete preparation activities
  • If you are not advised to evacuate, stay indoors, away from windows.
  • Watch out for tornadoes. Tornadoes can occur during a hurricane and after it passes. Stay indoors, in the center of your home, in a windowless closet or bathroom.

PET AND PET SAFETY

Your pet should be part of your family plan. If you must evacuate, the most important thing you can do to protect your pets is to evacuate them as well. Leaving pets behind, even if you try to create a safe space for them, can result in injury or death.

  • Contact hotels and motels outside your immediate area to see if they allow pets.
  • Ask friends, relatives and others outside the affected area if they could house your pet.
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