Another wrench has been thrown in the looming decision on Saturday’s Florida-LSU game.
With a final decision expected to come at 3 p.m. ET, President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Florida on Thursday afternoon as Hurricane Matthew approaches.
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BREAKING: President Barack Obama declares state of emergency in Florida as potentially catastrophic Hurricane Matthew approaches.
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 6, 2016
As it stands right now, Saturday’s Florida game is still scheduled for 12 p.m. ET at The Swamp.
Florida officials were expected to make an announcement at 1 p.m. ET, which was pushed back two hours.