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Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Lightning Alert issued for Indian River County

Safety policies help reduce lightning deaths in Florida
Posted at 2:17 PM, Apr 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-11 18:01:11-04

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. — A Lightning Alert was issued for Indian River County Sunday afternoon. It has since expired.

The public was urged to find safe shelter in a nearby building.

Please stay away from any sources of water and metal objects.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was also issued for Indian River County. It has expired.

At 1:55 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was located near Malabar moving southeast at 20 mph with 60 mph wind gusts.

Locations impacted by the warning included Palm Bay, Sebastian, Vero Beach, Fellsmere and Indian River Shores.