Hurricane Matthew UPDATE

Presently Hurricane Matthew is still on track to enter our area (JAX/SAV/CHS) on Friday/Saturday. Evacuation Orders have been issued for parts of FL and SC, and Recommendations for parts of GA. These coastal offices will be closed on Friday, reopening Monday October 10th.

 

SC

Latest Update: Governor Haley has issued an Evacuation Order for the coastal areas around Charleston & Beaufort, starting TODAY at 3:00PM. All lanes of I-26 will be reversed starting at this time to aid in the evacuation, preventing travel into the cities. For more info go to www.scemd.orgDue to the Evacuation Orders issued by the state, JSJ CHS will be CLOSED Thursday & Friday.

 

GA

Latest Update: The Chatham County (GA) Emergency Management Agency (www.chathamemergency.org) just issued a Voluntary Evacuation Recommendation for all residents of the islands east of the Wilmington River in the Savannah area, beginning tomorrow at 8:00 AM. Those would include Tybee, Wilmington, Talahi and Whitemarsh Islands. Skidaway Island will probably fall under this recommendation also. JSJ SAV will close at NOON on Thursday. If you judge that you must evacuate the area prior to that time, or if government authorities implement mandatory orders, please do so.

 

FLA

Latest Update: Governor Scott has issued mandatory Evacuation orders for Brevard County, and Voluntary Evacuations most of northern coastal Florida (Lucie, Flagler & Duval counties). For more info, go to www.floridadisaster.org.  JSJ JAX will close at NOON on Thursday. If you judge that you must evacuate the area prior to that time, or if government authorities implement mandatory orders, please do so.

 

Please be safe.