Not a good beach day in New Smyrna with heavy rainfall

Photo for Headline Surfer / A few beachgoers head for the canopy near the Flagler Avenue ramp with heavy rainfall as shown in this screenshot from the Volusia County beach cam along the Flagler Avenue ramp.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. There were a few beachgoers who skipped along the surf's edge on this Sunday morning before it started pouring and then they made a mad dash for their cars on this mid-Sunday morning.

Heavy rain is expected to continue through mid-day with a 90 percent chance of rainfall through the early afternoon. Currently, the temperature is 70 degrees at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport. Fueled by wind gusts of up to 25 mph, new rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are expected for New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

Heavy rain is expected to continue through mid-day with a 90 percent chance of rainfall through the early afternoon. Currently, the temperature is 70 degrees at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport. Fueled by wind gusts of up to 25 mph, new rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are expected for New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

Tonight's weather calls for a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7 pm, with mostly cloudy skies overnight and a low around 51. Monday will see a return to sunny skies with a high of near 60 with light winds.

 

 

 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.