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Tornado warning expires for Roseland, Sebastian Inlet

SEBASTIAN – A tornado warning has expired for the northeast corner of Indian River County, including Roseland and the Sebastian Inlet.

The warning was in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday.


At 8:11 p.m., the National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado approaching  Sebastian Inlet moving northwest at 20 mph.

What to do if you are under a Tornado Warning:

Residents in mobile homes or vehicles should evacuate them and get inside a sturdy shelter.

If no shelter is available, lie flat in the nearest ditch or other low spot and cover your head with your hands.

The safest place to be during a tornado is in a strong building on the lowest floor in an interior room such as a bathroom or closet.

Keep away from windows.

Get under a workbench or other piece of sturdy furniture.

Use blankets or pillows to cover your body.

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