Tropical Storm Isaias by the numbers on the Treasure Coast

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Tropical Storm Isaias

Location at 5:30: about 30 miles south-southeast of Sebastian Inlet. 

Movement9 mph

Winds:  70 mph maximum sustained winds in the ocean on the east side of the storm. On land, 35 to 40 mph winds

Highest sustained wind: 40 mph in Indian River Shores Sunday afternoon

Gusts:  48 mph maximum sustained wind gusts at Sebastian Inlet

Highest gust: 50 mph at about 1:30 p.m. in Indian River Shores

Rain:  2 to 4 inches on coast; 1 to 2 inches inland expected

Eye:  8 p.m.  expected to pass into Brevard County 

Power Outages:  1,840 FPL customers remained without power as of 6 p.m. Sunday, and about 6,440 had been affected out of the utility company’s 326,200 Treasure Coast customers.  Indian River County had the highest, with 830 customers without power as of 6 p.m. Sunday, with 3,750 affected. St. Lucie County had 410 without power, and 2,160 affected. Martin County had 60 customers without power, with 530 affected. 

Shelters:  38 people stayed in 2 shelters in Indian River County; left early Sunday.

Source: National Weather Service in Melbourne, FPL, Indian River County Schools.

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