LIVE OAK — Due to high winds and low visibility, the Florida Highway Patrol has closed a stretch of Interstate 10 in Suwannee and Madison counties.
The wind blew dust from nearby fields across the interstate between mile markers 263 and 271, limiting visibility for drivers.
Westbound I-10 is closed at the U.S. Highway 129 exit in Live Oak at mile marker 283. The detour for motorists to continue west is as follows: travel North on U.S. 129 to County Road 132. Travel West on CR 132 to U.S. Highway 90. Travel West on US 90 back to the interstate.
Eastbound I-10 is closed at the 262 mile marker in Madison County. The detour for motorists to continue east is as follows: travel north on Madison County Road 255 to U.S. 90, take 90 east back to the interstate.
FGC closing due to weather
LAKE CITY — Due to the threat of severe weather associated with an approaching cold front, all classes and activities that begin after 4 p.m. today at all Florida Gateway College locations will be canceled. All offices will remain open until 4:30 p.m.
Students and staff are asked to monitor weather alerts and take the necessary safety precautions. All offices and classes will resume on Friday at 8 a.m.
NFC closing locations early
MADISON — Due to the possibility of severe weather, North Florida College is closing its Madison campus and its Live Oak satellite location office early today at 4 p.m.
All scheduled NFC classes and events will be suspended during the closure.
The campus will reopen and normal hours will resume on Friday unless otherwise noted.