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SportFlorida State-Boise State game moved due to Hurricane Dorian concerns

19:00  29 august  2019
19:00  29 august  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Florida State monitoring Tropical Storm Dorian ahead of Boise State opener

Florida State monitoring Tropical Storm Dorian ahead of Boise State opener ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida State administrators are monitoring Tropical Storm Dorian, which could develop into a hurricane and potentially impact the Seminoles' season opener against Boise State in Jacksonville Saturday night. "Our game operations staff monitors potential weather impacts for all of our contests on a regular basis and will continue to do so," an FSU spokesman told the Orlando Sentinel. “If severe weather presents any issues, we will make appropriate adjustments.” Central Florida and South Florida remain in the storm’s potential path, the National Hurricane Center said during its Tuesday morning update.

The National Hurricane Center says nearly all the intensity models show Tropical Storm Dorian becoming a hurricane after hitting Puerto Rico and then getting stronger while threatening the Bahamas and the southeastern United States . © Provided by The Associated Press Senior hurricane

Florida State said Wednesday that it will be monitoring the situation ahead of its Saturday evening matchup Dorian is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 3 storm late Sunday or early Monday. Boise State - Florida State is the only game with the potential to be impacted as other

The football game between Florida State and Boise State scheduled to be played Saturday evening in Jacksonville will be moved to Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee due to concerns about Hurricane Dorian making landfall in Florida this weekend.

Florida State-Boise State game moved due to Hurricane Dorian concerns© Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. How Hurricane Dorian could impact Florida State's opener vs. Boise State in Jacksonville

A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to the Tallahassee Democrat that Florida State will now host the game on its campus.

The game was originally scheduled to kickoff at 7 p.m. ET and be broadcast on ESPN. It will now be played Saturday at noon, according to a Florida State official.

Tropical Storm Dorian: No changes to FSU, Boise State game yet

Tropical Storm Dorian: No changes to FSU, Boise State game yet Despite the threat of Tropical Storm Dorian, FSU’s season opener against Boise State in Jacksonville is set to proceed as planned as of midday Wednesday. The storm was closing in on Puerto Rico Wednesday and is projected to strengthen to a Category 3 hurricane by the time it makes landfall in Florida. 

Hurricane Dorian had moved past Puerto Rico by Thursday on a course that was predicted to have it hitting Florida .CreditJose Romero/NOAA, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Florida residents have been put on alert for a Category 3 hurricane . Hurricane Dorian , currently drawing

The state 's emergency management center has not been activated yet, in part because it is still unclear what the storm may do as of Tuesday afternoon. The National Hurricane Center, which expects winds from Dorian to arrive across Florida on Saturday morning, said in its forecast the entire East

Information on tickets, parking and other game-day operations are expected soon when Florida State officially announces the move.

Dorian is expected to make landfall Sunday night on the east coast of Florida as a Category 3 hurricane.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for most counties on the east coast of the state Wednesday. Included in the state of emergency is Duval County, where the game is being held.

Florida State and Boise State have a game scheduled for Boise on Sept. 12, 2020.

This article originally appeared on Tallahassee Democrat: Florida State-Boise State game moved due to Hurricane Dorian concerns

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