Oct 6: 12:00 PM
Evacuation orders have been issued. Storm surge of 6-9 feet is expected. Evacutation information can be found here.
Hurricane Matthew continues to churn across the warm waters of the Bahamas and is currently forecast to pass just offshore from Jacksonville in the early morning hours of Saturday as a Category 3 Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 110 MPH. Governor Rick Scott is expected to make an update at 9 am EDT. A Hurricane Watch has been issued for all of Northeast Florida.