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Update Sept. 14, 2018, at 9:55 a.m.

For Immediate Release
September 14, 2018

Latest information from the National Weather Service Jacksonville advisory (as of Sept. 14, 2018, 7:53 a.m.) forecasts minimal impact to FLETC-Glynco from Hurricane Florence. There continues to be a high risk of rip current today and a moderate risk on Saturday; however, the threat of minor coastal flooding during high tide is diminishing. No further tropical threats are of projected concern for this area through the end of September. 

For FLETC-Charleston, we continue to monitor the track of Hurricane Florence. As of this morning’s report from the National Weather Service, this storm is now a Category 1 hurricane that continues to move slowly west, poised to make landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina. As the storm drifts inland, the chance for excessive rainfall and flooding increases across Charleston’s Tri-County region this afternoon through Saturday. We continue to monitor for impacts to our FLETC-Charleston and Partner Organization staff, contractors, students and their families. FLETC-Charleston remains closed.

Thomas J. Walters