Tropic Watch August 18, 2017 a.m.

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River You can see by the attached graphic that the National Hurricane Center is monitoring lots of activity in the Atlantic basin. Here is a summary: Tropical Storm Harvey is approaching the Leeward Islands. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph...

Tropic Watch August 19 2017

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River As of 5pm Gert has been designated a post-tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center will no longer be issuing advisories. Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine is now Tropical Storm Harvey and is located about 250 miles east of Barbados and...

Tropic Watch August 16 2017

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River As expected this time of year, the tropics are busy and I want to urge you to be prepared. The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring the following: Hurricane Gert, a Category 1 hurricane, is located in the western Atlantic about 330...

NOAA issued updated 2017 hurricane season outlook.

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River On Wednesday, August 9, NOAA issued the scheduled update for its 2017 hurricane season outlook. Forecasters are now predicting a higher likelihood of an above-normal season, and they increased the predicted number of named storms and major hurricanes. The season...

Tropic Watch August 4, 2017

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two tropical waves. Invest 99L is in the eastern Atlantic Ocean near the Cabo Verde Islands. Environmental conditions are favorable for development and there is a 50% chance that it becomes a tropical depression...

Tropic Watch August 3, 2017

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River It’s August and the tropics are becoming more active!  The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two areas of interest in the Atlantic this afternoon.  One is just off the coast of Africa and the other is in the eastern Caribbean....

Tropical Depression Emily Update

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River Tropical Storm Emily has been downgraded to a Tropic Depression with 35 mph winds and not expected to regain tropical storm strength.  Emily is approximately 30 miles northwest of Sebring, Florida. The East Coast of Florida is not expected to...

Tropical Storm Emily Noon Update

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River Tropical Storm Emily is approaching the mouth of Tampa Bay and is moving toward the east near 9 mph. Emily will be moving across central Florida through tonight and move offshore the Florida coast overnight. Maximum sustained winds are near...

Tropical Storm Emily

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River Tropical Depression #6 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Emily as of 800 AM this morning. The center of the small Tropical Storm is  about 30 miles west-southwest of Tampa, on the west coast of  Florida.  Emily is currently moving east...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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