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TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 25  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL AL092020  
542 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2020  
 
THIS PRODUCT COVERS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA  
 
**CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY IMPROVE ALONG COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY AS  
ISAIAS PULLS FARTHER AWAY FROM EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA**  
 
NEW INFORMATION  
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:  
- ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED  
 
* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:  
- NONE  
 
* STORM INFORMATION:  
- ABOUT 80 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF DAYTONA BEACH FL  
- 29.7N 79.9W  
- STORM INTENSITY 70 MPH  
- MOVEMENT NORTH OR 355 DEGREES AT 9 MPH  
 
SITUATION OVERVIEW  
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THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR VOLUSIA COUNTY HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.  
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS NORTH OF  
SEBASTIAN INLET, WITH A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SOUTH TO JUPITER INLET.  
 
TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS, CURRENTLY CENTERED ABOUT 80 MILES EAST OF ORMOND  
BEACH, WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH INTO THE WATERS OFFSHORE NORTHEAST  
FLORIDA THROUGH SUNRISE.  
 
NEAR TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS, WITH WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH IN SQUALLS  
ALONG THE BARRIER ISLANDS OF VOLUSIA COUNTY WILL GRADUALLY ABATE AS THE  
CENTER OF ISAIAS PULLS AWAY TO THE NORTHEAST. GUSTY WINDS OF 20 TO 30  
MPH WILL CONTINUE THERE INTO THE MORNING HOURS, AND A LAKE WIND ADVISORY  
HAS BEEN ISSUED THROUGH LATE MORNING. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS SHOULD  
BE LESS THAN ONE INCH.  
 
STRONG TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WITH WINDS TO AROUND 50 KNOTS AND SEAS  
OF 10 TO 15 FEET NORTH OF SEBASTIAN INLET WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE. COUPLED  
WITH ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES DUE TO THE APPROACHING FULL MOON, ONE MORE  
ROUND OF MODERATE BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED DURING THE MORNING HIGH TIDE  
CYCLE AROUND 830 AM. STORM TIDES UP TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL ARE EXPECTED.  
LARGE BREAKING WAVES IN EXCESS OF 7 FEET WILL ALSO DIMINISH LATER THIS  
MORNING.  
 
POTENTIAL IMPACTS  
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* WIND:  
DIMINISHING IMPACTS WILL LINGER FOR A FEW MORE HOURS ALONG COASTAL  
VOLUSIA COUNTY. REMAIN SHELTERED FROM HAZARDOUS WIND HAVING LIMITED  
IMPACTS. IF REALIZED, THESE IMPACTS INCLUDE:  
- UNSECURED LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS BLOWN ABOUT.  
- A FEW LARGER TREE LIMBS BROKEN OFF, OR SMALL TREES SNAPPED OR  
UPROOTED, MAINLY IN PLACES WHERE TREES ARE SHALLOW ROOTED.  
SOME FENCES AND ROADWAY SIGNS BLOWN OVER.  
- A FEW ROADS IMPASSABLE FROM DEBRIS, PARTICULARLY WITHIN URBAN  
OR HEAVILY WOODED PLACES. HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON  
BRIDGES AND OTHER ELEVATED ROADWAYS.  
- SCATTERED POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS OUTAGES.  
 
ELSEWHERE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA, LITTLE TO NO IMPACT IS  
ANTICIPATED.  
 
* SURGE:  
POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM THE MAIN SURGE EVENT ARE UNFOLDING ACROSS  
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY. REMAIN AWAY FROM LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SURGE  
HAVING LIMITED IMPACTS. IF REALIZED, THESE IMPACTS INCLUDE:  
- LOCALIZED INUNDATION WITH STORM SURGE FLOODING MAINLY ALONG  
IMMEDIATE SHORELINES AND IN LOW-LYING SPOTS, OR IN AREAS  
FARTHER INLAND NEAR WHERE HIGHER SURGE WATERS MOVE ASHORE.  
- SECTIONS OF NEAR-SHORE ROADS AND PARKING LOTS BECOME OVERSPREAD  
WITH SURGE WATER. DRIVING CONDITIONS DANGEROUS IN PLACES WHERE  
SURGE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.  
- MODERATE BEACH EROSION. HEAVY SURF ALSO BREACHING DUNES, MAINLY  
IN USUALLY VULNERABLE LOCATIONS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS.  
 
ELSEWHERE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA, LITTLE TO NO IMPACT IS  
ANTICIPATED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS  
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:  
REMAIN SAFELY SHELTERED UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE. WHEN GOING OUTSIDE  
BE SURE TO STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED POWER LINES, HAZARDOUS DEBRIS AND  
FLOODED AREAS.  
 
IF CLEARING OUT FALLEN TREES, BE CAREFUL WITH CHAINSAWS AND AXES.  
ALWAYS WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR AND KEEP OTHERS AT A SAFE DISTANCE.  
LEANING TREES AND THOSE WHICH HAVE FALLEN ON ROOFS OR POWER LINES CAN  
BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS. IF YOU ARE NOT IN GOOD HEALTH OR UNSURE  
ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE DOING, HAVE SOMEONE WITH TREE CUTTING EXPERIENCE  
DO THE JOB. NEVER CUT TREES WITHOUT A PARTNER.  
 
IF USING A GENERATOR, AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING BY FOLLOWING  
INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BY THE MANUFACTURER. OPERATE YOUR GENERATOR IN  
A WELL-VENTILATED SPACE OUTSIDE OF YOUR LIVING AREA AND AWAY FROM  
OPEN DOORS AND WINDOWS.  
 
BE ALERT FOR ANY LINGERING WIND GUSTS WHICH COULD TAKE DOWN WEAKENED  
TREES AND/OR POWER LINES, COLLAPSE DAMAGED STRUCTURES, OR CAUSE  
FLYING DEBRIS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:  
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV  
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG  
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG  
 
NEXT UPDATE  
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AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT  
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE FL REGARDING THE  
EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.  
 

 
 
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