Hurricane warning issued for PBC and the Treasure Coast
Miami, Fl (treasurecoast.com)- A Hurricane Warning has been issued on Friday for Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast due to the threat of Hurricane Isaias over the weekend.
The Hurricane Warning extends from Boca Raton to the Volusia/Brevard County line in Central Florida.
As of 5 p.m. Friday, the storm is packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, and is moving northwest at 15 mph. The forecast cone has shifted farther west, with the eye of the hurricane very close to the Palm Beach County coastline.
Isaias is forecast to be near the Central Bahamas tonight, and move near or over the Northwestern Bahamas Saturday and near the east coast of the Florida peninsula Saturday afternoon through Sunday.
Stay up to date with the latest at our Hurricane Center.
St Lucie County
St. Lucie County Hurricane Isaias Update No. 1
- LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie County’s Public Safety staff is monitoring Hurricane Isaias, which is expected to stay off the coast of Florida, potentially impacting the Treasure Coast with tropical force storm winds and rains Saturday evening into Sunday morning. However, there is the possibility that hurricane conditions could impact the region if the storm tracks closer to the east coast. The more severe impacts are expected to be felt east of U.S. 1 and along the barrier island.
St. Lucie County’s Emergency Management staff is urging residents to shelter in place during this event, as there are no immediate plans to open shelters or issue evacuations.
Rainfall could reach up to 5 inches across coastal counties with the heaviest totals expected for the Treasure Coast. Please remember to avoid driving through standing water.
St. Lucie County’s Building and Code Compliance Division asked all active construction sites to secure debris, trash, equipment and construction materials before the storm arrives. Additionally, candidates should remove/pickup all political signs.
St. Lucie County Parks & Recreation Department has canceled public programs on Saturday and Sunday including all three county pools (Ravenswood, Lakewood Park and Lincoln Park); the St. Lucie County Aquarium and Regional History Center.
All St. Lucie County Libraries will provide curbside pick-up from 10 a.m. to noon. The Kilmer (101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce) and Lewis (2950 SW Rosser Blvd, Port St. Lucie) Branch Libraries be open from 10 a.m. to noon as well for in-person visits.
Residents are reminded to not place large piles of vegetative debris along the roadside until after the storm has passed. Waste Pro will provide normally scheduled service.
St. Lucie County’s Emergency Operations Center remains at partial Level 2 activation. The Public Information Lines (772-460-4357 or 772-460-HELP) will be open Saturday, Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
BULLETIN Hurricane Isaias Advisory Number 15 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092020 500 PM EDT Fri Jul 31 2020 ...HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS AND HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE TO SPREAD ACROSS THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS... SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...22.6N 75.7W ABOUT 195 MI...320 KM SSE OF NASSAU ABOUT 330 MI...535 KM SE OF FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB...29.27 INCHES
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