Flagler College monitoring Tropical Storm Hermine

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, 6 p.m.

Tropical Depression 9 strengthened into Tropical Storm Hermine on Wednesday afternoon, and Flagler College is continuing to monitor the storm as it moves north-northeast through the Gulf of Mexico. At this time, all classes and college operations remain on schedule until further notice.

The National Hurricane Center forecasts it will continue on this path toward the Florida Panhandle on Thursday, and into parts of north Florida through Friday morning. St. Augustine remains under a Tropical Storm Watch, which means tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

Tropical Storm Hermine has maximum sustained winds near 45 mph, and additional strengthening is expected. The storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall over portions of northern Florida through Friday.

Be advised that a high risk of rip currents is expected along the coastline, as well as storm tide flooding in areas that typically experience flooding.

The college will keep you informed of relevant storm updates, and stay tuned to local weather.

Please continue monitoring these Flagler College communication channels for future advisories:
www.flagler.edu
emergency.flagler.edu
• Campus e-mail (for students, faculty and staff)
• (904) 829-6481
• College Facebook – www.facebook.com/FlaglerCollege
• 88.5 FM (Flagler College Radio)

As hurricane season continues through Nov. 30, this is a good opportunity to think about planning for storms. For more information on tropical weather and hurricanes, please read through the Hurricanes and Storms section of this site.

In addition, Flagler College operates an e-mail and text message emergency alert system called E2 Campus. To sign up for this free service, go to www.e2campus.com/my/flag

 

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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

Flagler College is continuing to monitor Tropical Depression 9 as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico. St. Augustine has been placed under a Tropical Storm Watch, which means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours. Forecasts show its potential track area possibly moving through North Florida Friday morning.

The college will keep you informed of relevant storm updates, and please stay tuned to local weather.

As hurricane season continues through Nov. 30, this is a good opportunity to think about planning for storms. For more information on tropical weather and hurricanes, please read through the Hurricanes and Storms section of this site.

In addition, Flagler College operates an e-mail and text message emergency alert system called E2 Campus. To sign up for this free service, go to www.e2campus.com/my/flag

Welcome to emergency.flagler.edu

This site has been created by Flagler College to communicate important information in the event of an emergency like a tropical storm or hurricane threatening St. Augustine.

In the event of an emergency, the college will begin posting advisories and other important information on this site, as well as through other college communication channels including:

In the meantime, please read through some of the information we have provided about preparing for and dealing with tropical storms, hurricanes and other emergencies.