All Hurricane Warnings In Florida Have Been Lifted
Hurricane warnings across Florida have been discontinued, but tropical storm conditions are likely to continue through early Wednesday evening along the First Coast.
What follows is a synopsis of some of our earlier storm coverage.
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Hurricane Dorian had maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, with the center of the storm offshore, with the outer bands still hugging Florida's First Coast but moving steadily north, northwest off Georgia's coast and heading toward the Carolinas.
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At 2 pm Hurricane Dorian was located 115 mi E of Jacksonville FL or 180 mi S of Charleston SC. Dorian is moving to the NNW at 9 mph with max winds of 105 mph. Hurricane-force winds extend out up to 70 mi from the center & tropical-storm-force winds extend out up to 175 mi. pic.twitter.com/ieGoamWuzQ— NWS Eastern Region (@NWSEastern) September 4, 2019
High tide in St. Augustine was at 12:03 p.m. Wave heights reached near 16 ft a few miles offshore St. Augustine Wednesday according to NOAA's National Data Bouy Center station 41117 and some coastal flooding was possible, more specifically in the Tolomato River.
The bands from the Category 2 hurricane generally dissipated before making it inland to the I-75 corridor.
Wednesday morning around 10 a.m., the center of Hurricane Dorian was about 95 miles to the east of Daytona Beach. Rain bands had been moving on shore Wednesday morning, the heaviest of which - at the time - extended from the Palm Valley area in St. Johns County, extending into the western parts of Flagler County, mainly west of Interstate 95.