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POST TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT...HURRICANE MATTHEW...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1200 PM EDT SUN DEC 04 2016

UPDATE (DEC 4): USAF TOWER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS WITH 1-MINUTE
AVERAGED DATA AND FRESHENED STORM IMPACTS BY COUNTY INCLUDING
CASUALTY AND EVACUATION INFORMATION.

NOTE: THE DATA SHOWN HERE ARE PRELIMINARY....AND SUBJECT TO UPDATES
AND CORRECTIONS AS APPROPRIATE.

THIS REPORT INCLUDES EVENTS OCCURRING WHEN WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS
WERE IN EFFECT...OR WHEN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING ASSOCIATED WITH MATTHEW
OR ITS REMNANTS WAS AFFECTING THE AREA.

COUNTIES INCLUDED...VOLUSIA...LAKE...SEMINOLE...ORANGE...BREVARD...
OSCEOLA...INDIAN RIVER...SAINT LUCIE...MARTIN...OKEECHOBEE.

A. LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE/MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AND PEAK GUSTS
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METAR OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IS 10 METERS AND WIND AVERAGING IS 2 MINUTES
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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KDAB - DAYTONA BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT*
29.18 -81.05    974.3 07/1537   020/045  07/1045   360/062  07/1211

KFPR - TREASURE COAST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
27.49 -80.36    982.7 07/0711   280/039  07/0715   310/059  07/0513

KLEE - LEESBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
28.82 -81.80    995.9 07/1550   290/027  07/1825   290/042  07/1829

KMLB - MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
28.10 -80.64    980.0 07/0937   350/046  07/0646   330/061  07/0757

KMCO - ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
28.42 -81.31    991.5 07/1058   270/040  07/1444   270/053  07/1444

KORL - ORLANDO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT
28.54 -81.33    991.5 07/1229   280/036  07/1521   270/050  07/1632

KSFB - ORLANDO SANFORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
28.77 -81.24    987.1 07/1508   280/041  07/1512   280/055  07/1423

KVRB - VERO BEACH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
27.65 -80.41    980.7 07/0725   310/048  07/0650   280/064  07/0751

KOBE - OKEECHOBEE COUNTY AIRPORT
27.26 -80.85    994.2 07/0615   250/027  07/1115   250/034  07/1155

KSUA - WITHAM FIELD AIRPORT IN STUART
27.18 -80.22    985.1 07/0615   270/036  07/0615   270/053  07/0635

KISM - KISSIMMEE GATEWAY AIRPORT
28.29 -81.43    994.2 07/1056   300/031  07/1330   290/038  07/1330

KDED - DELAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
29.06 -81.28    984.7 07/1655   300/036  07/1415   320/054  07/1355

REMARKS: DAYTONA BEACH ASOS (KDAB) STOPPED TRANSMITTING AFTER 1537 UTC.
DATA FROM PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE (KCOF), SPACE COAST REGIONAL AIRPORT
IN TITUSVILLE (KTIX), CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE SKID STRIP (KXMR), AND
THE SHUTTLE LANDING FACILITY (KTTS) WERE UNAVAILABLE.

NON-METAR OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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KSC0003 - USAF TOWER 3
28.46 -80.53                    340/074  07/1026   340/093  07/1026

KSC1102 - USAF TOWER 110
28.57 -80.59                    320/065  07/1121   320/091  07/1121

KSC0021 - USAF TOWER 2
28.44 -80.56                    330/059  07/1020   340/088  07/1020

KSC3132 - USAF TOWER 313
28.62 -80.66                    340/060  07/1130   350/086  07/1130

KSC0020 - USAF TOWER 2
28.44 -80.56                    340/058  07/1020   340/085  07/1020

KSC0108 - USAF TOWER 108
28.54 -80.57                    340/064  07/1046   340/083  07/1046

KSC0061 - USAF TOWER 6
28.51 -80.56                    320/053  07/1127   320/081  07/1127

KSC0303 - USAF TOWER 303
28.46 -80.57                    340/060  07/1037   330/080  07/1037

KSC1101 - USAF TOWER 1101
28.57 -80.59                    270/070  07/1230   270/080  07/1230

KSC3131 - USAF TOWER 3131
28.63 -80.66                    330/058  07/1130   330/080  07/1130

KSC0403 - USAF TOWER 403
28.46 -80.59                    330/060  07/1050   330/080  07/1050

KSC0001 - USAF TOWER 1
28.43 -80.57                    300/059  07/1129   270/077  07/1129

C1819 - SATELLITE BEACH
28.20 -80.60                    360/060  07/0808   360/076  07/0808

KSC0415 - USAF TOWER 415
28.66 -80.70                    340/056  07/1104   330/073  07/1104

KFLDAYTO14 - WEATHERSTEM DAYTONA BEACH (EMBRY RIDDLE)
29.19 -81.05                    350/062  07/1527   010/073  07/1421

XNSB - WEATHERFLOW NEW SMYRNA BEACH
29.04 -80.90                    010/061  07/1202   360/072  07/1303

XCCB - WEATHERFLOW MERRITT ISLAND (BANANA RIVER AT SR520)
28.36 -80.65                    340/055  07/0919   340/070  07/0927

XCCO - WEATHERFLOW COCOA BEACH PIER
28.37 -80.60                    350/052  07/0845   320/067  07/1049

XPAR - WEATHERFLOW TITUSVILLE (PARRISH PARK NORTH)
28.63 -80.81                    350/050  07/1110   360/065  07/1105

XRPT - WEATHERFLOW MALABAR (ROCKY POINT)
27.98 -80.55                    360/052  07/0648   360/063  07/0648

XJEN - WEATHERFLOW JENSEN BEACH
27.22 -80.20                    340/045  07/0400   350/063  07/0315

XDAI - WEATHERFLOW MELBOURNE (DAIRY ROAD)
28.04 -80.64                    340/038  07/0747   330/062  07/0727

XMER - WEATHERFLOW MERRITT ISLAND (BANANA RIVER AT SR528)
28.40 -80.66                    305/037  07/1130   300/060  07/1145

XSTL - WEATHERFLOW JENSEN BEACH (ST. LUCIE POWER PLANT)
27.35 -80.24                    010/050  07/0207   320/058  07/0504

XCOA - WEATHERFLOW COCOA BEACH CLUB
28.31 -80.63                    240/043  07/1245   330/056  07/0941

XVER - WEATHERFLOW VERO BEACH (CITY HALL)
27.63 -80.39                    340/035  07/0459   330/057  07/0555

XAQU - WEATHERFLOW MELBOURNE BEACH (AQUARINA R&D LAB)
27.94 -80.49                    330/035  07/0749   350/053  07/0748

XHOB - WEATHERFLOW HOBE SOUND
27.05 -80.17                    280/037  07/0529   300/050  07/0406

KFLVEROB58 - WEATHERSTEM VERO BEACH (DODGERTOWN ELEMENTARY)
27.67 -80.43                    290/040  07/0802   340/047  07/0721

KFLSTUAR26 - WEATHERSTEM STUART (SOUTH FORK HIGH)
27.08 -80.25                    MMM/MMM  MM/MMMM   350/044  07/0500

XSPR - WEATHERFLOW ALTAMONTE SPRINGS (SPRING LAKE)
28.66 -81.41                    330/033  07/1221   320/041  07/1113

XRDY - WEATHERFLOW HORIZON WEST (REEDY LAKE)
28.44 -81.63                    310/031  07/1326   360/039  07/0925

REMARKS: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE (USAF) WIND TOWER ANEMOMETER HEIGHT
OF 54 FEET (16.5 M) WITH 1-MINUTE AVERAGING PERIOD FOR SUSTAINED WINDS.


B. MARINE OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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BUOY 41009
28.52 -80.19   975.4  07/0820   040/056  07/0820   050/068  07/0816

TRDF1 - PORT CANAVERAL (TRIDENT PIER)
28.42 -80.59   973.5  07/1100   340/045  07/0942   350/063  07/0918

REMARKS: BUOY 41009 DATA TRANSMISSION CEASED AT 0820 UTC.


C. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FROM 1200 UTC OCT 06 UNTIL 1200 UTC OCT 08
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CITY/TOWN                    COUNTY               ID         RAINFALL
LAT LON                                                       (IN)
DEG DECIMAL
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SANFORD (COOP)               SEMINOLE           SFNF1          8.99
28.81 -81.28

SANFORD (AIRPORT ASOS)       SEMINOLE           KSFB           7.89
28.78 -81.24

OAK HILL (COCORAHS)          VOLUSIA            FL-VL-38       7.75
28.86 -80.87

SANFORD (COCORAHS)           SEMINOLE           FL-SM-18       7.07
28.80 -81.31

DELAND (COCORAHS)            VOLUSIA            FL-VL-9        6.61
29.10 -81.36

TITUSVILLE (COOP)            BREVARD            TITF1          6.50
28.62 -80.82

DE LEON SPRINGS (COCORAHS)   VOLUSIA            FL-VL-35       6.32
29.17 -81.26

PALM BAY (COCORAHS)          BREVARD            FL-BV-1        5.74
27.95 -80.64

DAYTONA SHORES (COCORAHS)    VOLUSIA            FL-VL-42       5.65
29.15 -80.97

ORMOND BEACH (COCORAHS)      VOLUSIA            FL-VL-5        5.53
29.27 -81.05

OVIEDO (COCORAHS)            SEMINOLE           FL-SM-12       5.43
28.66 -81.25

MOUNT PLYMOUTH (COCORAHS)    LAKE               FL-LK-5        5.22
28.80 -81.54

DELAND (COOP)                VOLUSIA            DELF1          5.20
29.20 -81.01

CHULUOTA (COCORAHS)          SEMINOLE           FL-SM-8        4.86
28.65 -81.12

MELBOURNE BEACH (COOP)       BREVARD            TSUF1          4.66
28.05 -80.55

VERO BEACH (COOP)            INDIAN RIVER       VRBF1          4.51
27.65 -80.40

ORLANDO (COCORAHS)           ORANGE             FL-OR-27       4.44
28.57 -81.39

SEBASTIAN (COCORAHS)         INDIAN RIVER       FL-IR-22       4.18
27.76 -80.47

VERO BEACH (COCORAHS)        INDIAN RIVER       FL-IR-24       4.02
27.64 -80.45

CLERMONT (COOP)              LAKE               CLRF1          4.01
28.46 -81.72

WINTER GARDEN (COCORAHS)     ORANGE             FL-OR-20       3.96
28.50 -81.65

UNION PARK (COCORAHS)        ORANGE             FL-OR-1        3.90
28.52 -81.23

FORT PIERCE (COCORAHS)       ST. LUCIE          FL-SL-30       3.82
27.55 -80.40

MELBOURNE (COOP)             BREVARD            MLBF1          3.80
28.11 -80.65

ASTATULA (COCORAHS)          LAKE               FL-LK-25       3.80
28.71 -81.72

STUART (COCORAHS)            MARTIN             FL-MT-7        3.75
27.13 -80.21

PALM SHORES (COCORAHS)       BREVARD            FL-BV-2        3.74
28.19 -80.68

FORT PIERCE (AIRPORT ASOS)   ST. LUCIE          KFPR           3.62
27.30 -80.23

MERRITT ISLAND (COCORAHS)    BREVARD            FL-BV-54       3.62
28.37 -80.66

COCOA (COCORAHS)             BREVARD            FL-BV-23       3.62
28.40 -80.79

MELBOURNE (AIRPORT ASOS)     BREVARD            KMLB           3.59
28.06 -80.39

GROVELAND (COCORAHS)         LAKE               FL-LK-3        3.58
28.57 -81.82

FORT PIERCE (COOP)           ST. LUCIE          FPCF1          3.50
27.46 -80.35

VERO BEACH (AIRPORT ASOS)    INDIAN RIVER       KVRB           3.43
27.39 -80.25

PORT ST. LUCIE (COCORAHS)    ST. LUCIE          FL-SL-22       3.31
27.31 -80.36

ORLANDO EXEC (AIRPORT ASOS)  ORANGE             KORL           2.87
28.55 -81.33

PALM CITY (COCORAHS)         MARTIN             FL-MT-1        2.83
27.12 -80.32

PORT SALERNO (COOP)          MARTIN             PTSF1          2.68
27.10 -80.26

ROCKLEDGE (COCORAHS)         BREVARD            FL-BV-13       2.54
28.31 -80.74

LISBON (COOP)                LAKE               LSBF1          2.43
28.87 -81.78

LADY LAKE (COCORAHS)         LAKE               FL-LK-16       1.99
28.89 -81.94

KISSIMMEE (COCORAHS)         OSCOELA            FL-OS-22       1.93
28.19 -81.49

ORLANDO INTL (AIRPORT ASOS)  ORANGE             KMCO           1.90
28.42 -81.32

POINCIANA PLACE (COCORAHS)   OSCEOLA            FL-OS-1        1.65
28.19 -81.50

LEESBURG (AIRPORT ASOS)      LAKE               KLEE           1.64
28.82 -81.81

OKEECHOBEE (COCORAHS)        OKEECHOBEE         FL-OB-5        1.63
27.47 -80.98

KISSIMMEE (COOP)             OSCEOLA            KSSF1          1.45
28.28 -81.42

REMARKS: NWS ASOS SITES LABELED WITH 4-LETTER ID. NWS COOPERATIVE
SITE IDS END WITH F1. COCORAHS (COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE RAIN, HAIL, AND
SNOW NETWORK) SITES BEGIN WITH FL- ID.


D. INLAND FLOODING...
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RAINBANDS ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE MATTHEW PRODUCED WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL TOTALS BETWEEN 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA,
WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS RECORDED IN PARTS OF VOLUSIA AND SEMINOLE
COUNTIES WHERE UP TO 6 TO 9 INCHES OF RAINFALL OCCURRED. THIS
RESULTED IN AREAS OF MINOR URBAN, ROADWAY, AND LOWLAND FLOODING.

THE ST. JOHNS RIVER EXPERIENCED MINOR FLOODING NEAR ASTOR AND
CRESTED AT 3.49 FEET WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 12. RIVER LEVEL
RISES WERE INITIALLY ASSOCIATED WITH A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND
COMPONENT IMPEDING THE DOWNSTREAM FLOW OF THE WATER.

RISES TO ACTION STAGE OCCURRED ALONG THE ST. JOHNS RIVER NEAR DELAND
AND ABOVE LAKE HARNEY, BUT FLOOD STAGE WAS NOT REACHED AT THOSE
LOCATIONS.


E. MAXIMUM STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
OFFICIAL TIDE GAUGES NOTED WITH LEADING G
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COUNTY           CITY/TOWN        SURGE   TIDE   DATE/   BEACH
                 OR LOCATION      (FT)    (FT)   TIME    EROSION
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BREVARD        G TRIDENT PIER     2.76   *5.69   07/0548  MODERATE
BREVARD        G TRIDENT PIER     3.92    5.57   07/0818  MODERATE
BREVARD        G TRIDENT PIER     4.09    5.34   07/0912  MODERATE

*HIGHEST WATER LEVEL AT TRIDENT PIER BASED ON PRELIMINARY WATER LEVEL
DATA DURING HURRICANE MATTHEW. SURGE LEVEL (FT) IS MEASURED TIDE LEVEL
MINUS PREDICTED.

*A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TEAM CONDUCTED A DAMAGE AND STORM SURGE
SURVEY ACROSS BREVARD AND VOLUSIA COUNTIES. INFORMATION ABOUT THEIR
FINDINGS CAN BE FOUND IN SECTION G.


F. TORNADOES...
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(DIST)CITY/TOWN              COUNTY           DATE/         EF SCALE
LAT LON (DEG DECIMAL                          TIME(UTC)    (IF KNOWN)
DESCRIPTION
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NO TORNADOES WERE REPORTED.


G. STORM IMPACTS BY COUNTY...
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COUNTY            DEATHS           INJURIES             EVACUATIONS
DESCRIPTION                                            (TO SHELTERS)
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BREVARD             0                 1                   4320
THE CENTER OF MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED ONLY 25 MILES OFFSHORE
BREVARD COUNTY DURING THE MORNING HOURS OF OCTOBER 7, PRODUCING A
LONG DURATION OF SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM WINDS THROUGH MUCH OF THE
COUNTY AND A SHORTER PERIOD OF FREQUENT GUSTS TO HURRICANE FORCE
CLOSER TO THE COAST. A NWS DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMED THAT SUSTAINED
CATEGORY 1-2 HURRICANE WINDS LIKELY OCCURRED ALONG THE COASTLINE
FROM CAPE CANAVERAL NORTHWARD. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED
AT THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 53 MPH FROM THE NORTH AT
0146LST ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 70 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST
AT 0257LST. A USAF WIND SENSOR AT 54 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL NEAR
THE BEACH NORTH OF CAPE CANAVERAL RECORDED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 79
MPH AND A GUST OF 107 MPH. OTHER RECORDED PEAK WIND GUSTS INCLUDED
87 MPH AT SATELLITE BEACH, 81 MPH ON MERRITT ISLAND AND 77 MPH AT
COCOA BEACH. WIND DAMAGE OCCURRED TO SEVERAL HUNDRED HOMES, OFTEN A
RESULT OF IMPACTS DUE TO FALLING TREES.  ELEVEN HOMES WERE
DESTROYED, 140 SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE, 549 EXPERIENCED MINOR DAMAGE
AND AN ADDITIONAL 939 HOMES WERE AFFECTED IN SOME WAY. STRUCTURAL
DAMAGE TO HOMES AND BUSINESSES DUE TO WIND WERE CONFINED MAINLY TO
THE BARRIER ISLANDS AS WELL AS THOSE PROPERTIES EXPOSED TO LARGER
BODIES OF WATER. DAMAGE GENERALLY INVOLVED ROOF SHINGLES, SOFFITS,
AWNINGS, AND POOL ENCLOSURES. FURTHER INLAND, PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS
MAINLY A RESULT OF FALLEN TREES, ESPECIALLY TO OLDER BUILDINGS AND
MOBILE HOMES NEAR WOODED AREAS. SEVERAL HOMES EXPERIENCED WATER
INTRUSION DUE TO DAMAGED ROOFS. TWO HOMES WERE LOST TO FIRE AS
OFFICIALS SUSPENDED EMERGENCY SERVICES DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE
STORM. COUNTY-WIDE, THERE WAS SPORADIC DAMAGE TO FENCES, AWNINGS,
AND SCREEN ROOMS. ABOUT 227,000 CUSTOMERS WERE WITHOUT POWER AT THE
HEIGHT OF THE STORM, OR ABOUT 75 PERCENT OF THE COUNTY. PRELIMINARY
PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $24 MILLION. MANDATORY EVACUATIONS
WERE ORDERED FOR RESIDENTS OF THE BARRIER ISLANDS, INCLUDING MERRITT
ISLAND, AS WELL AS LOW-LYING AREAS, RV PARKS, AND MOBILE HOMES
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE COUNTY. A TOTAL OF 4,320 RESIDENTS
EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN THE COUNTY.  THERE WAS ONE DIRECT
INJURY. A MALE IN HIS 40S WAS INJURED IN PORT CANAVERAL WHEN A SIGN
FELL AND STRUCK HIM DURING THE STORM.

AS HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED OFFSHORE, HIGH WATER LEVELS, WAVE RUN-
UP, AND LARGE BREAKING WAVES LED TO MODERATE TO MAJOR BEACH EROSION,
EXTENSIVE ESCARPMENT OF DUNES, AND DAMAGE TO NUMEROUS PEDESTRIAN
CROSSOVERS ALONG THE COASTLINE. THE STORM SURGE WAS ESTIMATED AT
BETWEEN 3 AND 4 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
SHORELINE BASED ON A NWS SURVEY. THE FOUNDATIONS OF SEVERAL
BEACHFRONT PROPERTIES BETWEEN SATELLITE BEACH AND MELBOURNE BEACH
WERE COMPROMISED DUE TO EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO DUNES AND BERMS. WATER
LEVEL RISES ALONG THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON AND BANANA RIVER WERE
ESTIMATED BETWEEN 1 AND 2 FEET DUE TO WIND-DRIVEN WATER AND WAVE
PILING. PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ESTIMATES INDICATE AN ECONOMIC LOSS TO
THE BEACHES OF $25 MILLION DUE TO COASTAL EROSION.

INDIAN RIVER         0                 0                  1297
MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED NEARLY 35 MILES OFFSHORE INDIAN RIVER
COUNTY DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF OCTOBER 7, PRODUCING A LONG
DURATION OF SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM WINDS AND A SHORT PERIOD OF
FREQUENT GUSTS TO HURRICANE FORCE ALONG THE COAST FROM AROUND VERO
BEACH NORTHWARD. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED AT THE VERO
BEACH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT WAS 55 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 0150LST ON
OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 74 MPH FROM THE WEST AT 0251LST.
WIND DAMAGE OCCURRED TO MORE THAN TWO DOZEN HOMES, MAINLY A RESULT
OF TREES FALLING ONTO ROOFS. THREE HOMES WERE DESTROYED, 15
SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE, SEVEN EXPERIENCED MINOR DAMAGE AND AN
ADDITIONAL SEVEN HOMES WERE AFFECTED IN SOME WAY. OTHER MINOR DAMAGE
OCCURRED TO GARAGE DOORS, CAR PORTS, FENCES AND POOL SCREEN
ENCLOSURES. PRELIMINARY PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $15.8
MILLION. A TOTAL OF 1,297 RESIDENTS EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN THE
COUNTY.  NO INJURIES OR FATALITIES WERE REPORTED.

AS HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED OFFSHORE, THE BEACHES EXPERIENCED
MODERATE TO MAJOR EROSION AND WAVE RUN-UP TO DUNES AND BERMS DUE TO
AN ESTIMATED 3-4 FOOT STORM SURGE. CROSSWALKS WITHIN COUNTY-OWNED
BEACH PARKS EXPERIENCED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE, WITH AN ESTIMATED
ECONOMIC LOSS OF $13 MILLION TO THE BEACHES.

LAKE                 0                 0                  0
AS MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVED NORTHWEST PARALLEL TO THE COAST JUST
OFFSHORE ON OCTOBER 7, FREQUENT GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE
IMPACTED LAKE COUNTY. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED AT
LEESBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 31 MPH FROM THE WEST AT 1325LST
ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 48 MPH FROM THE WEST AT 1329LST.
TWO HOMES SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE, FOUR HOMES EXPERIENCED MINOR
DAMAGE AND AN ADDITIONAL 15 RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES WERE AFFECTED IN
SOME WAY, MAINLY DUE TO FALLING BRANCHES AND TREES. TWENTY
GOVERNMENT FACILITIES EXPERIENCED DAMAGE. PRELIMINARY RESIDENTIAL
AND GOVERNMENT PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $415,000. NO
INJURIES OR FATALITIES WERE REPORTED.

MARTIN               0                 1                  1300
MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED NEARLY 55 MILES OFFSHORE MARTIN COUNTY
DURING THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING HOURS OF OCTOBER 6-7,
PRODUCING SEVERAL HOURS OF SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM WINDS AND A 12-
HOUR PERIOD OF FREQUENT WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE,
ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE COUNTY. THE HIGHEST
SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED AT WITHAM FIELD IN STUART WAS 41 MPH FROM
THE WEST AT 0100LST ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 61 MPH FROM
THE WEST AT 0135LST. AT JENSEN BEACH, THE PEAK SUSTAINED WIND WAS 52
MPH AT 2300LST ON OCTOBER 6 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 73 MPH AT 2215LST.
MINOR WIND DAMAGE OCCURRED TO HOMES, MAINLY A RESULT OF FALLING
TREES. ISOLATED DAMAGE TO FENCES, AWNINGS AND SCREEN ROOMS OCCURRED.
ONE MOBILE HOME SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE, FOUR HOMES EXPERIENCED MINOR
DAMAGE AND AN ADDITIONAL 76 HOMES WERE AFFECTED IN SOME WAY. DURING
THE HEIGHT OF THE HURRICANE, APPROXIMATELY 45,000 CUSTOMERS WERE
WITHOUT POWER, OR ABOUT 50% OF THE COUNTY. PRELIMINARY PROPERTY
DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $175,000. A TOTAL OF 1,300 RESIDENTS
EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN THE COUNTY.  THERE WAS ONE INDIRECT
INJURY. A 47-YEAR-OLD MALE WAS ELECTROCUTED WHEN HIS TOOLS HIT A
LIVE POWER LINE WHILE TRIMMING TREES IN STUART AFTER THE STORM ON
MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 AROUND 0715LST.

AS HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED OFFSHORE, THE BEACHES EXPERIENCED MINOR
TO MODERATE EROSION AND A SIGNIFICANT WAVE RUN-UP TO DUNES AND BERMS
DUE TO AN ESTIMATED 2-3 FOOT STORM SURGE.

OKEECHOBEE           0                 0                  0
AS MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVED NORTHWEST PARALLEL TO THE COAST JUST
OFFSHORE LATE ON OCTOBER 6 THROUGH EARLY ON OCTOBER 7, FREQUENT
GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE OCCURRED. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND
RECORDED AT THE OKEECHOBEE COUNTY AIRPORT WAS 31 MPH FROM THE WEST
AT 0615LST ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 39 MPH FROM THE WEST
AT 0655LST. MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO ONE HOME WAS REPORTED. UP TO 2,300
CUSTOMERS LOST POWER DURING THE PEAK OF THE STORM. NO INJURIES OR
FATALITIES WERE REPORTED.

ORANGE               1                 0                  714
AS MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVED NORTHWEST PARALLEL TO THE COAST
JUST OFFSHORE ON OCTOBER 7, SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM WINDS IMPACTED
ORANGE COUNTY FOR SEVERAL HOURS, WITH A LONGER DURATION OF FREQUENT
GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED
AT ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 46 MPH FROM THE WEST AT 0944LST
ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 61 MPH FROM THE WEST AT 0944LST.
THREE HOMES SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE AND 64 HOMES EXPERIENCED MINOR
DAMAGE, MAINLY DUE TO FALLING BRANCHES AND TREES. PRELIMINARY
PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $640,521. A TOTAL OF 714 RESIDENTS
EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN THE COUNTY. ONE INDIRECT HURRICANE-
RELATED FATALITY OCCURRED. A 70-YEAR OLD WOMAN DIED AFTER HER
MEDICAL DEVICE FAILED DURING A POWER OUTAGE.

OSCEOLA              0                 0                  1000
AS MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVED NORTHWEST PARALLEL TO THE COAST
JUST OFFSHORE ON OCTOBER 7, SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM WINDS IMPACTED
OSCEOLA COUNTY FOR A FEW HOURS, WITH A LONGER DURATION OF FREQUENT
GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED
AT KISSIMMEE GATEWAY AIRPORT WAS 36 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST AT
0830LST ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 44 MPH FROM THE WEST AT
0830LST. NO REPORTS OF STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WERE RECEIVED. A TOTAL OF
1,000 RESIDENTS EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN THE COUNTY. NO INJURIES
OR FATALITIES WERE REPORTED.

SEMINOLE             1                 0                  710
AS MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVED NORTHWEST PARALLEL TO THE COAST JUST
OFFSHORE ON OCTOBER 7, SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM WINDS IMPACTED
SEMINOLE COUNTY FOR SEVERAL HOURS, WITH A LONGER DURATION OF
FREQUENT GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND
RECORDED AT ORLANDO-SANFORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 47 MPH FROM
THE WEST AT 1012LST ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 63 MPH FROM
THE WEST AT 0923LST. SEVENTEEN HOMES SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE, 94
HOMES EXPERIENCED MINOR DAMAGE AND AN ADDITIONAL 612 RESIDENTIAL
STRUCTURES WERE AFFECTED IN SOME WAY, MAINLY DUE TO FALLING BRANCHES
AND TREES. ONE GOVERNMENT FACILITY EXPERIENCED MAJOR DAMAGE, 9
SUSTAINED MINOR DAMAGE AND AN ADDITIONAL 15 WERE AFFECTED IN SOME
WAY. AT THE PEAK OF THE STORM, NEARLY 70,000 CUSTOMERS WERE WITHOUT
POWER.  PRELIMINARY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT
$12.2 MILLION, WITH $3.2 MILLION IN DAMAGES TO BUSINESSES.  A TOTAL
OF 710 RESIDENTS EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN THE COUNTY. ONE DIRECT
HURRICANE-RELATED FATALITY OCCURRED. AN 86-YEAR OLD MALE IN
CASSELBERRY WAS STRUCK AND KILLED BY A DOOR AT HIS HOME THAT SWUNG
OPEN DURING THE HURRICANE.

ST. LUCIE            4                 0                  1930
MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED NEARLY 40 MILES OFFSHORE ST. LUCIE
COUNTY DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF OCTOBER 7, PRODUCING
SEVERAL HOURS OF SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM WINDS AND A 12-HOUR PERIOD
OF FREQUENT WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE, ESPECIALLY ACROSS
THE EASTERN HALF OF THE COUNTY. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED
AT THE TREASURE COAST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN FT. PIERCE WAS 45 MPH
FROM THE WEST AT 0315LST ON OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 63 MPH
FROM THE WEST AT 0254LST. MINOR WIND DAMAGE OCCURRED TO HOMES,
MAINLY A RESULT OF TREES FALLING ONTO ROOFS. ISOLATED DAMAGE TO
GARAGE DOORS AND OVERHANGS ALSO OCCURRED. A MOBILE HOME WAS
DESTROYED DUE TO A FALLING TREE.  PROPERTY DAMAGE ESTIMATES WERE NOT
RELEASED. A TOTAL OF 1,930 RESIDENTS EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN
THE COUNTY.  THERE WERE FOUR INDIRECT DEATHS. DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS OF FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, FIRE OFFICIALS SUSPENDED
EMERGENCY SERVICES DUE TO DANGEROUS WINDS. DURING THIS PERIOD WHEN
FIRE OFFICIALS WERE UNABLE TO RESPOND TO INCOMING EMERGENCY CALLS, A
58-YEAR-OLD INDIAN RIVER ESTATES WOMAN DIED OF A HEART ATTACK AROUND
0030LST AND AN 82-YEAR OLD PORT ST. LUCIE MAN DIED AROUND 0230LST
AFTER SUFFERING BREATHING PROBLEMS AND SYMPTOMS OF A STROKE. A
COUPLE IN THEIR 90S WAS FOUND UNCONSCIOUS IN THEIR PORT ST. LUCIE
HOME AFTER OFFICIALS DISCOVERED THEY WERE RUNNING A GAS GENERATOR IN
THEIR GARAGE THROUGHOUT THE HURRICANE. THEY WERE TRANSPORTED TO A
LOCAL HOSPITAL WHERE THEY LATER DIED DUE TO CARBON MONOXIDE
POISONING.

AS HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED OFFSHORE, THE BEACHES EXPERIENCED MINOR
TO MODERATE EROSION AND A SIGNIFICANT WAVE RUN-UP TO DUNES AND BERMS
DUE TO AN ESTIMATED 2-3 FOOT STORM SURGE.

VOLUSIA              5                 0                  4000
THE CENTER OF MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED ONLY 30 MILES OFFSHORE
VOLUSIA COUNTY DURING THE MORNING HOURS OF OCTOBER 7, PRODUCING A 12-
HOUR PERIOD OF SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS THROUGH MUCH OF
THE COUNTY AND A SHORTER PERIOD OF FREQUENT GUSTS TO HURRICANE FORCE
CLOSER TO THE COAST. A NWS DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMED THAT SUSTAINED
CATEGORY 1 HURRICANE WINDS LIKELY OCCURRED ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
COASTLINE. THE HIGHEST SUSTAINED WIND RECORDED AT THE DAYTONA BEACH
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 52 MPH FROM THE NORTH AT 0545LST ON
OCTOBER 7 AND THE PEAK GUST WAS 71 MPH FROM THE NORTH AT 0711LST.
OTHER RECORDED PEAK WIND GUSTS INCLUDED 84 MPH AT EMBRY-RIDDLE
UNIVERSITY IN DAYTONA BEACH AND 83 MPH AT NEW SMYRNA BEACH. WIND
DAMAGE OCCURRED TO SEVERAL THOUSAND HOMES, OFTEN A RESULT OF IMPACTS
DUE TO FALLING TREES.  SIXTY-NINE HOMES WERE DESTROYED, 467
SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE, 1,494 EXPERIENCED MINOR DAMAGE AND AN
ADDITIONAL 10,041 HOMES WERE AFFECTED IN SOME WAY. STRUCTURAL DAMAGE
TO HOMES AND BUSINESSES DUE TO WIND WERE MAINLY CONFINED TO THE
BARRIER ISLANDS AS WELL AS THOSE PROPERTIES EXPOSED TO LARGER BODIES
OF WATER. DAMAGE TO THE ROOFS OF OLDER BUILDINGS WAS MORE NOTABLE
THAN NEWER CONSTRUCTION, WHERE DAMAGE WAS GENERALLY CONFINED TO ROOF
SHINGLES, SOFFITS, AWNINGS, AND POOL ENCLOSURES. FURTHER INLAND,
PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS MAINLY A RESULT OF FALLEN TREES, ESPECIALLY TO
OLDER BUILDINGS AND MOBILE HOMES WITHIN DENSELY WOODED AREAS.  AT
THE PEAK OF THE STORM, NEARLY 258,000 CUSTOMERS WERE WITHOUT POWER,
OR 92% OF THE COUNTY.  PRELIMINARY PROPERTY DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT
$514.4 MILLION. MANDATORY EVACUATIONS WERE ORDERED FOR ALL OF THE
BARRIER ISLANDS, AS WELL AS LOW-LYING AREAS, RV PARKS, AND MOBILE
HOMES ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE COUNTY. A TOTAL OF 4,000 RESIDENTS
EVACUATED TO SHELTERS WITHIN THE COUNTY.  ONE DIRECT FATALITY AND
FOUR INDIRECT FATALITIES RESULTED FROM THE HURRICANE. A 63-YEAR-OLD
WOMAN DIED ON OCTOBER 7 DURING THE HURRICANE WHEN A TREE FELL ON HER
AS SHE WAS FEEDING ANIMALS OUTSIDE HER DELAND HOME. ON OCTOBER 10,
AN 87-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS ELECTROCUTED BY A DOWNED POWER LINE IN DELEON
SPRINGS AROUND 0700LST. ALSO ON THIS DATE, A 9-YEAR-OLD DAYTONA
BEACH BOY WAS FOUND UNCONSCIOUS IN HIS HOME AFTER OFFICIALS
DISCOVERED A GENERATOR RUNNING IN ANOTHER ROOM. THE BOY LATER DIED
FROM CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING AT A LOCAL MEDICAL CENTER. A 47-YEAR-
OLD OHIO MAN ASSISTING WITH DEBRIS CLEANUP EFFORTS IN ORMOND BEACH
WAS KILLED ON OCTOBER 10 WHEN PART OF A DOWNED TREE ROLLED ON TOP OF
HIM AND PINNED HIM UNDERNEATH. ON OCTOBER 14 AROUND 1000LST, A 52-
YEAR OLD TREE TRIMMER DIED AFTER HE WAS ELECTROCUTED WHILE CLEANING
UP STORM DEBRIS IN A DELTONA BACKYARD.

AS HURRICANE MATTHEW PASSED OFFSHORE, EXCESSIVE WATER LEVELS, WAVE
RUN-UP, AND LARGE BREAKING WAVES LED TO MAJOR BEACH EROSION,
EXTENSIVE ESCARPMENT OF DUNES AND DESTRUCTION OF PEDESTRIAN
CROSSOVERS ALONG THE ENTIRE COASTLINE. IN ORMOND-BY-THE-SEA, SURGING
WATERS ERODED MUCH OF THE PROTECTIVE BARRIER ALONG HIGHWAY A1A AND
LED TO THE COLLAPSE OF SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE HIGHWAY. A NWS SURVEY
ESTIMATED A STORM SURGE OF BETWEEN 4 AND 6 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL
ALONG THE IMMEDIATE SHORELINE, WITH THE GREATEST INUNDATION ACROSS
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE COUNTY. WATER LEVEL RISES ALONG THE HALIFAX
RIVER WERE ESTIMATED BETWEEN 2 AND 3 FEET AND BETWEEN 1 AND 2 FEET
ALONG THE MOSQUITO LAGOON DUE TO WIND-DRIVEN WATER AND WAVE PILING.
BEACH EROSION DAMAGE ESTIMATES FROM THE COUNTY WERE NOT PROVIDED.

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