Weather Alerts for Brevard

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
BREVARD

Areas Affected:
Indian River - Northern Brevard County - Okeechobee - Orange - Osceola - Seminole - Southern Brevard County
Effective: Thu, 1/28 11:00am Updated: Thu, 1/28 3:46am Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 1/28 5:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING THROUGH
SUNSET FOR STRONG NORTH WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
* AFFECTED AREA... Orange... Seminole... Brevard... Osceola...
Indian River... Okeechobee....
* WIND...Sustained northwest winds 10 to 20 mph, with wind
gusts of 25 to 30 mph possible. Expect higher winds along the
immediate coast.
* HUMIDITY...Minimum relative humidity values near 35 percent away
from the coast.
* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Information:
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
BREVARD

Areas Affected:
Coastal Volusia - Indian River - Martin - Northern Brevard County - Southern Brevard County - St. Lucie
Effective: Thu, 1/28 10:00am Updated: Thu, 1/28 3:46am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 1/28 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SUNSET...
* WHAT...A strong southward flowing longshore current along with
building, choppy surf are expected to develop in the surf zone,
especially this afternoon.
* WHERE...Southern Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin,
Coastal Volusia and Northern Brevard Counties.
* WHEN...From 10 AM EST this morning through sunset.
* IMPACTS...Increasingly rough surf will make conditions
hazardous for swimmers. Rip currents will also develop at
breaches in the sand bar, mainly during the afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Weak swimmers may not want to enter the
water above their knees. Never dry to swim directly against a
longshore current.

Information:
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.