Flagler County prepares for potential tropical storm conditions

Flagler County prepares for potential tropical storm conditions


track it. We’ll have more of
the details of what we’d expect
inland Georgia and a longer the details of what we’d expect
inland Georgia and a longer
beaches coming up in a few inland Georgia and a longer
beaches coming up in a few
minutes top. Thank you John at beaches coming up in a few
minutes top. Thank you John at
the moment all counties are minutes top. Thank you John at
the moment all counties are
monitoring the storm one the moment all counties are
monitoring the storm one
Flagler County is getting ready monitoring the storm one
Flagler County is getting ready
for potential tropical storm Flagler County is getting ready
for potential tropical storm
conditions. for potential tropical storm
conditions.
>>The head of emergency conditions.
>>The head of emergency
management says at this point>>The head of emergency
management says at this point
the beaches will stay open management says at this point
the beaches will stay open
bought. There is a warning the beaches will stay open
bought. There is a warning
about bought. There is a warning
about
rip currents. News 4 Jax about
rip currents. News 4 Jax
reporter Maggie Lorenz is rip currents. News 4 Jax
reporter Maggie Lorenz is
joining us live from Flagler reporter Maggie Lorenz is
joining us live from Flagler
Beach joining us live from Flagler
Beach
bag a it’s a beautiful Beach
bag a it’s a beautiful
♪ bag a it’s a beautiful

Friday afternoon other a lot of ♪
Friday afternoon other a lot of
people out there with you.>>A very beautiful Friday>>A very beautiful Friday
afternoon indeed just so windy>>A very beautiful Friday
afternoon indeed just so windy
out here, I mean take a look at afternoon indeed just so windy
out here, I mean take a look at
these waves behind me the ocean out here, I mean take a look at
these waves behind me the ocean
is very rough. We have these waves behind me the ocean
is very rough. We have
those waves crashing into the is very rough. We have
those waves crashing into the
pier, but it’s really not those waves crashing into the
pier, but it’s really not
putting a damper on people’s pier, but it’s really not
putting a damper on people’s
Beach day. Now that it’s putting a damper on people’s
Beach day. Now that it’s
getting a little bit later in Beach day. Now that it’s
getting a little bit later in
the evening, it’s cleared out getting a little bit later in
the evening, it’s cleared out
just a tad. But earlier the evening, it’s cleared out
just a tad. But earlier
this afternoon. We’ve had just a tad. But earlier
this afternoon. We’ve had
dozens of people up and down this afternoon. We’ve had
dozens of people up and down
the beach they’ve been waiting dozens of people up and down
the beach they’ve been waiting
in the water but again like you the beach they’ve been waiting
in the water but again like you
mentioned in the water but again like you
mentioned
there is the risk for dangerous mentioned
there is the risk for dangerous
rip currents. So they are there is the risk for dangerous
rip currents. So they are
advising people to not go and rip currents. So they are
advising people to not go and
past waiting level and as for advising people to not go and
past waiting level and as for
the pier that right now past waiting level and as for
the pier that right now
how is expected to remain open the pier that right now
how is expected to remain open
this weekend. The county said how is expected to remain open
this weekend. The county said
today. They don’t have any this weekend. The county said
today. They don’t have any
plans right now to close that today. They don’t have any
plans right now to close that
here like they did with Dorian plans right now to close that
here like they did with Dorian
that rolled through, but they here like they did with Dorian
that rolled through, but they
said they’re going to keep an that rolled through, but they
said they’re going to keep an
eye on it starting tomorrow said they’re going to keep an
eye on it starting tomorrow
morning and then reassess every eye on it starting tomorrow
morning and then reassess every
3 or 4 hours. morning and then reassess every
3 or 4 hours.
If they do need to close it 3 or 4 hours.
If they do need to close it
based off how much they noticed If they do need to close it
based off how much they noticed
that it’s weighing but as of based off how much they noticed
that it’s weighing but as of
right now it’s just a normal that it’s weighing but as of
right now it’s just a normal
Beach day out here. right now it’s just a normal
Beach day out here.
Many people we talked to on Beach day out here.
Many people we talked to on
Flagler Beach today are a Many people we talked to on
Flagler Beach today are a
little stormed out we’re not Flagler Beach today are a
little stormed out we’re not
preparing basically one didn’t little stormed out we’re not
preparing basically one didn’t
really know there was a storm preparing basically one didn’t
really know there was a storm
coming have a little bit of really know there was a storm
coming have a little bit of
storm fatigue with the last one coming have a little bit of
storm fatigue with the last one
and ah. storm fatigue with the last one
and ah.
>>Life goes on as with and ah.
>>Life goes on as with
every storm in our area the>>Life goes on as with
every storm in our area the
surfers come running and really every storm in our area the
surfers come running and really
hear couldn’t leave work fast surfers come running and really
hear couldn’t leave work fast
enough. hear couldn’t leave work fast
enough.
>>Still in his hospital scrubs enough.
>>Still in his hospital scrubs
and with the bar of surf wax>>Still in his hospital scrubs
and with the bar of surf wax
and his hand. and with the bar of surf wax
and his hand.
>>These tropical depressions and his hand.
>>These tropical depressions
normally mean waves and so a>>These tropical depressions
normally mean waves and so a
surfer’s that excites us and normally mean waves and so a
surfer’s that excites us and
in those little breezy I’m surfer’s that excites us and
in those little breezy I’m
going to go get it. in those little breezy I’m
going to go get it.
>>In a world Flagler County going to go get it.
>>In a world Flagler County
beaches are open in the county>>In a world Flagler County
beaches are open in the county
says right now they’re not beaches are open in the county
says right now they’re not
expecting any closures by says right now they’re not
expecting any closures by
respected and I respect the expecting any closures by
respected and I respect the
local you know, respected and I respect the
local you know,
I know my limits and I think a local you know,
I know my limits and I think a
lot of surfers do so I know my limits and I think a
lot of surfers do so
it’s too crazy. I think most lot of surfers do so
it’s too crazy. I think most
people would remove himself it’s too crazy. I think most
people would remove himself
from that situation. We ran people would remove himself
from that situation. We ran
into James role as he was from that situation. We ran
into James role as he was
leaving the beach he drove 18 into James role as he was
leaving the beach he drove 18
hours down from New York City leaving the beach he drove 18
hours down from New York City
to help his parents get ready hours down from New York City
to help his parents get ready
for Dorian I didn’t feel like to help his parents get ready
for Dorian I didn’t feel like
we were in the storm I felt for Dorian I didn’t feel like
we were in the storm I felt
like it was a removed in we were in the storm I felt
like it was a removed in
Florida. He’s sticking around like it was a removed in
Florida. He’s sticking around
through next week but isn’t too Florida. He’s sticking around
through next week but isn’t too
worried this go around unless through next week but isn’t too
worried this go around unless
it hits us. Where’s well came worried this go around unless
it hits us. Where’s well came
from you ready for the last it hits us. Where’s well came
from you ready for the last
one. And Flagler County is not And Flagler County is not
expecting a lot of storm surge And Flagler County is not
expecting a lot of storm surge
probably about a half. expecting a lot of storm surge
probably about a half.
>>Half a foot to one foot probably about a half.
>>Half a foot to one foot
which is less than what we saw>>Half a foot to one foot
which is less than what we saw
with Dorian which is less than what we saw
with Dorian
coming up tonight at 6 we’re with Dorian
coming up tonight at 6 we’re
also talking about bridges coming up tonight at 6 we’re
also talking about bridges
flooding and how the county is also talking about bridges
flooding and how the county is
asking residents along the

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