Hurricane Dorian causes location change for Florida State's game with Boise State
The governor of Florida announced at a press conference that the impending arrival of Hurricane Dorian has caused the Boise State-Florida State game to be moved from Jacksonville, to Tallahassee.
The City of Jacksonville confirmed Gov. Ron DeSantis announcement and said the game will be played at noon Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium, WCTV reported.
The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday in Jacksonville.
The National Weather Service has said that Hurricane Dorian is forecast to strengthen to a major hurricane while shifting north of the Bahamas through Saturday. The east coast of Florida is one of the areas included by the NWS as the risk of dangerous storm surge and hurricane-force winds increases. Heavy rain from Dorian may cause life-threatening flash floods.
Gov. DeSantis said FSU Boise State game will move from Jacksonville to Tallahassee on Saturday. Teams have made no announcement as of yet #Dorian
— Justin Granit WTSP (@JustinWTSP) August 29, 2019