Wednesday, Aug. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Tropical Storm Ernesto continues to move north through Florida at about 8 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mph and the National Weather Service in Jacksonville expects the storm to move through the region by Thursday bringing heavy thunderstorms.
Sustained winds of 35 to 45 mph are forecast to spread northward along the immediate coast of northeast Florida Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning.
A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the area.
Classes are being held and the college is running as usual throughout the storm.
Check Flagler College hurricane information site — http://hurricane.flagler.edu — for further information.
More information can be found at:
– National Hurricane Center – http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/index.shtml
– The Weather Channel – http://www.weather.com
– St. Johns County Department of Emergency Management – http://www.sjcemergencymanagement.org/