Former Potential Tropical Cyclone 18 now a Tropical Depression

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River Former Potential Tropical Cyclone 18 has become more organized and has been upgraded to a Tropical Depression.  The TD is expected to track over western Cuba later today and through the NW Bahamas tomorrow morning, possibly being upgraded to Tropical Storm...

Heavy rain and gusty winds expected

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring Potential Tropical Cyclone Eighteen located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea.  A cold front is forecast to move through the state this weekend and it will push the system northeast across Cuba and possibly...

Hurricane Survivors Cautioned to Beware of Fraud and Scams

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River Hurricane Survivors Cautioned to Beware of Fraud and Scams While government agencies and charitable groups continue to provide disaster assistance, survivors should watch out for criminals who may attempt to defraud them. It is important for survivors to safeguard their...

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) announces expanded hours.

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Vero Beach has expanded its hours to help residents affected by Hurricane Irma.  This center will provide more complete services than the one that was here last month. ***PLEASE NOTE*** This program is...

FEMA opens a Disaster Recovery Center

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) has opened in Vero Beach to help residents affected by Hurricane Irma.  This center will provide more complete services than the one that was here last month.   DRCs serve as one-stop shops for...

Tropical Storm Nate is moving across NE Nicaragua

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River Tropical Storm Nate: At 8AM Tropical Depression 16 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Nate with maximum winds near 40 mph. TS Nate is located just off the coast of Nicaragua. Nate is expected to gradually strengthen and become a hurricane...

Food for Florida disaster food assistance program

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River TREASURE COAST – The Department of Children and Families (DCF), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will implement the Food for Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties to assist...

Flood Watch in Effect through Thursday Night

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River A Flood Watch is now in effect for the Treasure Coast through Thursday night. Windy conditions will continue through our area into tomorrow.  These winds will produce hazardous beach and boating conditions.  Our rain chances are increasing with rainfall amounts of up...

Tropic Watch September 29. 2017

This is an important message from ALERT Indian River Our weather conditions will start deteriorating today as a low pressure system is forecast to move north along the Florida east coast. We should see increased showers and thunderstorms with heavy downpours, gusty winds and lightning in our area through...