Update Monday 9/11/17 9:00 AM

Hurricane Irma is decreasing in intensity and moving rapidly across the western Florida peninsula. Our hurricane warnings have been dropped but replaced with a tropical storm warning.  Today will be a windy day for Indian River County but the winds will be subsiding as the morning progresses.  

We have had law enforcement and fire rescue crews out making a preliminary damage assessment and once the roads are cleared of debris and downed wires, we will evaluate issuing an All-Clear.

Nearly two-thirds of the county remains without power but power crews are already out working diligently to restore power. To report power outages:

  • City of Vero Beach customers call: 978-5000

  • FP&L customers call:  1-800-4-OUTAGE

  • We had 8-12” that resulted in areas of flooding.  There is only a small chance of additional rainfall from scattered showers today so the area will be drying up. Please do not let your children play in the water.

  • We were issued numerous tornado warnings and, fortunately, have had no confirmation of tornado touchdowns.  The threat for tornadoes has been significantly reduced.

  • You are urged to be patient and not wander outside until it has been determined safe to do so. Driving is hazardous.

  • If your home has sustained damage, please report to your homeowner’s insurance company as soon as possible.

If you have any remaining questions, please call our Hurricane Irma hotline at 226-3930.