Tropical Storm Watch

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Update: Tropical Storm Watch issued June 2 at 10:53PM EDT by NWS Miami FL
  • Areas Affected: Coastal Palm Beach County
  • * LOCATIONS AFFECTED
    - West Palm Beach
    - Boca Raton
    - Juno Beach
    - Jupiter

    * WIND
    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind
    - Peak Wind Forecast: 30-40 mph with gusts to 50 mph

    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
    UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 39
    to 57 mph
    - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
    previous assessment.
    - PLAN: Plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
    force.
    - PREPARE: Efforts to protect property should now be
    underway. Prepare for limited wind damage.
    - ACT: Act now to complete preparations before the wind
    becomes hazardous.

    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
    - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
    mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
    uprooted, but with greater numbers 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.

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