ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A flood advisory was issued for Flagler and St. Johns counties Thursday morning as Tropical Storm Ian made its way toward Northeast Florida.
The advisory went into effect around 4:30 a.m. and was set to expire at 8 a.m.
The National Weather Service said about 2 to 4 inches of rain have fallen in the counties so far and another 1 to 3 inches are possible.
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Downtown St. Augustine saw flooding starting Wednesday night along the bayfront and there was still water in the roadways on Thursday morning.
Mandatory evacuations were underway for roughly 180,000 people in St. Johns County as Hurricane Ian approaches. People living near water are advised to go to higher ground and leave their homes.