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HURRICANE MATTHEW LOCAL STATEMENT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 39A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL AL142016
810 PM EDT FRI OCT 7 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA


...ALL TROPICAL WARNINGS DISCONTINUED FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA...
...CONDITIONS IMPROVING ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA AS HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVES FURTHER AWAY...

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 110 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF DAYTONA BEACH FL OR ABOUT 160 MILES NORTH OF CAPE CANAVERAL FL OR ABOUT 210 MILES NORTH OF VERO BEACH FL - 30.7N 80.6W - STORM INTENSITY 110 MPH - MOVEMENT NORTH OR 5 DEGREES AT 12 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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AT 8 PM EDT, ALL TROPICAL WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

EARLY REPORTS SHOW SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF HURRICANE MATTHEW IN AT LEAST A FEW LOCATIONS. THOUGH SEAS WILL BE RECEDING, ADDITIONAL EROSION AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY, OFFSHORE WINDS AND A LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM MATTHEW WILL CONTRIBUTE TO PRODUCE A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES.

SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS HAVE ABATED ACROSS THE AREA, HOWEVER, IT WILL REMAIN BREEZY TO WINDY WITH BRIEF WIND GUSTS TO 35 TO 45 MPH TONIGHT.

DUE TO THE RECENT HEAVY RAINS, STREAMS AND LAKES ARE RUNNING HIGH ACROSS PARTS OF THE AREA FROM THE RECENT HEAVY RAINS. STANDING WATER OVER SOME ROADWAYS AND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

THIS IS THE FINAL HURRICANE LOCAL STATEMENT THAT WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MELBOURNE, FL. FOR WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION FOR THE EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA AREA, VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MELBOURNE. THE LATEST INFORMATION ON MATTHEW CAN BE FOUND ON THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER'S WEBSITE AT WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND: LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL WIND IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

* SURGE: LITTLE ADDITIONAL SURGE IMPACTS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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DO NOT ATTEMPT TO RETURN TO EVACUATED AREAS UNTIL LOCAL AUTHORITIES GIVE THE ALL-CLEAR SIGNAL.

DO NOT GO SIGHTSEEING WITHIN IMPACTED COMMUNITIES SIMPLY TO OBSERVE STORM DAMAGE. SIGHTSEERS CAN INTERFERE WITH THE TIMELINESS OF RESCUERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS TO NEEDLESSLY JEOPARDIZE LIVES.

WHEN INSPECTING DAMAGE, USE FLASHLIGHTS RATHER THAN CANDLES OR OPEN FLAMES. BE AWARE OF SPARKS THAT CAN IGNITE LEAKING GAS OR OTHER FLAMMABLES.

IF USING A GENERATOR, AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING BY FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS BY THE MANUFACTURER. MAKE SURE THAT THE GENERATOR IS RUN IN A WELL VENTILATED SPACE.

PROBLEMS WITH SEWER BACKUPS CAN FURTHER CONTAMINATE STANDING FLOOD WATERS. KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. ALSO, LISTEN FOR BOIL WATER ALERTS RELATIVE TO COMMUNITIES WHOSE TAP WATER MAY HAVE BECOME NON-POTABLE.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: - FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA WEATHER INFORMATION VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MELBOURNE - 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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ULRICH

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