Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL
WFUS52 KMLB 231740
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
140 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017
The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Western St. Lucie County in east central Florida...
Southeastern Okeechobee County in east central Florida...
* Until 215 PM EDT
* At 140 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 10 miles southwest of Pointe West, or 12 miles
southwest of Vero Beach South, moving southwest at 35 mph.
HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
western St. Lucie and southeastern Okeechobee Counties, including
the following locations: Basswood Estates.
This Tornado Warning replaces the Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued
for the same area.
LAT...LON 2725 8088 2756 8065 2756 8052 2752 8044
2720 8058 2721 8068 2716 8068
TIME...MOT...LOC 1740Z 027DEG 29KT 2749 8058