Tropical Storm Warning Update

10/17/2019 4:445 PM EST

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for Franklin County.  At this time, the forecast provided by the National Hurricane Center suggests high winds and heavy rainfall will start around 7 pm tomorrow evening which is Friday, October 18.  Franklin County Emergency Management reports they have no current plans to issue mandatory evacuation orders, and all bridges will remain open unless sustained winds exceed 40 mph.

For most accurate updates, please visit https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/.

If they would like to check local conditions, you can download an app called WeatherSTEM or view it online at franklin.weatherstem.com/sgibridge. There is a camera installed on the SGI bridge that monitors and records the weather in real time.