LIVE BLOG: Hurricane Matthew aftermath updates

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Here is where you can find information for dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew on the First Coast.


1:19 PM: Governor Rick Scott has issed an update on power outages:

  •  Brevard County – 5,460 customers, 2% outage
  •  Duval County – 91,980 customers, 20% outage
  •  Flagler County – 16,256 customers, 27% outage
  •  Indian River County – 1,670 customers, 2% outage
  •  Putnam County – 1,581 customers, 4% outage
  •  Seminole County – 2,072 customers, 1% outage
  •  St. Johns County – 3,280 customers, 3% outage
  •  St. Lucie County – 1,190 customers, 1% outage
  •  Volusia County – 44,268 customers, 15% outage
  •  Total without power: 169,252 customers, 2% outage

All evacuations have been lifted.

Shelter information can be found here.

10:00 AM: The boil water notice issued by City of St. Augustine remains in effect for all utility customers on Anastasia Island. Customers in other areas of the city may wish to boil water as a precautionary measure.

9:00 AM: At 10 a.m. on Monday Glynn County will implement Phase 2 of the re-entry plan for St. Simons Island. Phase 2 includes business critical workers which are allowed access for damage assessment. Boil-water advisory remains in effect until lifted by JWSC. Curfew remains in place tonight between midnight and 5 a.m.

8:00 AM:  At 8:00 a.m. Jekyll Island will move into Phase 2 of their Re-entry Plan. Phase two for Jekyll Island is public access. 

7:30 AM:  All Post Office retail operations will be closed; however, some mail delivery and collections will be made in the Jacksonville area as local situations permit.

7:00 AM: In Flagler County, the bridges leading from the mainland to the barrier island will fully reopen to everyone at 7 a.m.

6:00 AM: The causeways to St. Simon's Island and Jekyll Island both remain closed right now.

JEA has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for water customers east of the Intracoastal Waterway. Said they expect to restore power to a majority of customers by 11:59 p.m. on Monday.

12:00 p.m. -- The City of Jacksonville Offices will be open Monday.

11:20 a.m. -- The boil water advisory for Anastasia is still in effect. There was no time set for when it will end.

11:10 a.m. -- NAS Jax is now open.

10:50 a.m. -- Flagler County released their status updates:

  • Curfew remains for Oct. 9 from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.
  • Regular waste collection resumes Monday
  • Storm-generated debris must be put on public road ways on the right-of-way. Privately maintained roads will not have debris collection.
  • Keep vegetation debris separate from demolition debris. 
  • No bagged debris.
  • Ban on alcohol sales have been lifted.

10:30 a.m. -- Naval Station Mayport will resume normal operations on Sunday at 4 p.m.

St. Johns County Emergency Management hotline for structural damage concerns

Jacksonville Transportation Authority resumes bus service

FSCJ to reopen on Monday

Flagler County Airport will have life-sustaining items following the hurricane


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