Tropical Storm Elsa, Advisory #4
July 3, 2021, 5:30 PM
The center of now Tropical Storm Elsa was located over the Caribbean Sea about 195 miles (310 km) east of Kingston, Jamaica. Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles (205 km) mainly to the north of the storm’s center. The next complete advisory will be issued by NHC at 11 p.m. EDT - www.hurricanes.gov
The City of Fort Pierce is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Elsa and is preparing for any potential impact. Residents should stay alert to forecast changes by reliable sources and have plans in place for a potential impact to our area.
We are committed to keeping our residents safe and informed - all public notices will be provided on the city’s website at www.cityoffortpierce.com, social media channels and Fort Pierce TV Channel 27. For latest updates, subscribe to the City's Alert Center. Visit: http://www.cityoffortpierce.com/AlertCenter.aspx
Residents are also urged to sign up for St. Lucie County's Alert St. Lucie
program to get emergency notifications sent directly to their phone, email or text: www.stlucieco.gov/Alert
Now is not the time to do major yard work and we are asking residents to please refrain from cutting down vegetation or doing major projects until the storm passes. Residents should not place any additional debris at the curb.
Residents and businesses should use this time to prepare. If you do not have an emergency plan, visit: http://floridadisaster.org/getaplan/
or visit: Hurricane Preparedness | Fort Pierce, FL - Official Website (cityoffortpierce.com)
Available 24/7, 211 Helpline connects residents to resources for food, mental health, legal support, and more. The service is free and confidential.