JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) – Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Thursday that authorities are concerned about Hurricane Matthew’s impact on the Jacksonville area, particularly low-lying areas in Nassau County where many communities are under a mandatory evacuation.
Heavy winds and rain have been pelting the Jacksonville area since Thursday.
Hurricane Matthew moved through the Jacksonville area Friday.
Reporter Candace McCowan has been in the Jacksonville area since Thursday where she has been bringing us live reports on the deteriorating conditions there. Not everyone was following evacuation orders on Thursday.
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COUNTY BY COUNTY CLOSINGS:
- Citrus County
- Hernando County
- Highlands County
- Hillsborough County
- Manatee County
- Orlando/Orange County
- Pasco County
- Polk County
- Pinellas County