MELBOURNE, Florida. – 10/8/17 Update On Water Issue: The notice for the West Melbourne area has been lifted. According to official all other areas still need to continue to take precaution and boil their water until further notice has been given by Melbourne Florida officials.
No timetable was available on how much time it would take to be finished. Customers who reside in Brevard County situated south of Pineda Causeway and receive a water bill from the city of Melbourne. Suntree and Viera, that can be served with the Cocoa water system, are not included. All Melbourne water clients are under the boil water notice. All Melbourne water customers were warned after a water main break in the city’s water production facility. Schools are continuing under normal operations. Restrooms remain open and hand sanitizer has been distributed through the schools, officials said Friday. Water service was restored Thursday night following the break, but crews continued working so that it can be mended to identify the cause. Before the water main is repaired, water customers were urged to save water. – Source
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The following areas have been directly impacted by the water boil notice
Melbourne, Indian Harbour Beach, Indialantic, Melbourne Village, Satellite Beach, Indialantic, Palm Shores, Melbourne Beach
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Melbourne, Florida has a humid subtropical climate or Köppen climate classification Cfa — average of the Gulf and South Atlantic states. Although Melbourne is categorized as a Humid Subtropical climate (8 or 2 months with an average temperature of 50 °F (10 °C) or higher), Melbourne is located far enough southward that it lies close to the broad transition zone from subtropical to tropical climates (all weeks have an average temperature of 64.4 °F (18.0 °C) or high). Melbourne averages 2,900 hours of sunshine. Melbourne has the typical two season climate commonly found in humid subtropical climates — a warm and rainy season (late May through October) and also the warm and humid period (November through April).
Melbourne averages 49 inches (1,200 mm) of rainfall annually, much of it coming from convective thunderstorms from the late May to early October time frame. The record rain occurred on August 20, 2008, when Tropical Storm Fay dropped 18.21 inches (463 mm). Melbourne can have moderate to severe drought conditions from late fall together with brush fires happening and water restrictions set up. The National Weather Service located at Melbourne International Airport averages 2.9 days per year with frost, but several years might pass with no frost at the city of Melbourne or in the sea shores. As stated by the National Weather Service, there is no record of snow or snow flurries from the city of Melbourne at the last 150 decades. – Source