St 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.