BREAKING: Water is expected to rise another 1 to 2 feet when winds switch to the south and push water northward into downtown.

A Flash Flood Emergency has been issued for Duval County residents near the St. Johns River until 12:34 p.m. Monday. 

According to officials, the water is expected to rise another 1 to 2 feet when winds switch to the south and push water northward into downtown. 

When a flash flood emergency is issued residents need to move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.

BREAKING: Water is expected to rise another 1 to 2 feet when winds switch to the south and push water northward into downtown.

Posted by First Coast News on Monday, September 11, 2017