Emergency Management issues final storm report

275-JAX-WEATHER-TS-COLINSt Johns County Emergency Management spokesperson, Kelly Wilson, reported to Historic City News that county operations are winding down for events related to Tropical Storm Colin.

Today’s Weather:  A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Breezy, with a southwest wind 8 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

In their final situational report today, following Governor Rick Scott’s Executive Order 16-136 declaring a state of emergency, the following conditions were announced:

  • Tropical Storm Warning cancelled for St. Johns County
  • Flood Watch cancelled for St. Johns County
  • Small Craft Advisory for adjacent coastal waters cancelled at 2:00 p.m. today.
  • Caution is advised today due to lingering flooding problems and some scattered debris.
  • Red Flag conditions exist on area beaches and Marine Rescue is advising people to use extreme caution when in the ocean.
  • St. Johns County Marine Rescue is staffing towers and will be patrolling the beaches.
  • In relation to coastal impacts from the passage of Tropical Storm Colin, St. Johns County Beach Services has temporarily secured beach gates and removed travel lane infrastructure.
  • Vehicle access is expected to be effected through Wednesday June 8th at 2:00 p.m.  Subject to change dependent on conditions.
  • St Johns County Road and Bridge sand bag operation ended at noon.
  • Garbage collection today will take place as normally scheduled.
  • Due to the improving weather situation, the bookmobile stop originally scheduled for this afternoon at Publix at Nocatee Town Center 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. will continue.

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