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UWF Notice: University monitoring Subtropical Storm Alberto

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UWF Notice: University monitoring Subtropical Storm Alberto

May 27, 2018 Update

University officials continue to monitor Subtropical Storm Alberto, which is currently expected to make landfall in Northwest Florida tomorrow, May 28, 2018. All University of West Florida locations are scheduled to remain open on Tuesday, May 29. University officials will continue to monitor the storm and update the campus community, as conditions change.

According to the most recent update from the National Weather Service, the storm is not expected to be as strong as originally projected. Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are under a tropical storm warning and a flash flood watch, and coastal parts of both counties are under a storm surge watch.

Students traveling and unable to return to campus on Tuesday due to the storm are encouraged to contact your professors as as soon as possible so that they can assist you.

University officials encourage students, faculty and staff to learn more about storm preparedness at http://uwf.im/uwfstorm.

Weather information is available by tuning into WUWF at 88.1FM or online at wuwf.org. Updates from the National Weather Service are available at http://www.weather.gov/mob/ and https://twitter.com/NWSMobile.

To ensure you receive future University communications, confirm that your contact information is up-to-date in the University’s communication system, “Mobile Alert.” Log in to my.uwf.edu and search “Mobile Alert” to update and add contact information. For additional information about UWF Mobile Alert, visit uwfemergency.org/mobilealert.

The University will continue to communicate with students, faculty and staff via email, facebook.com/westfl and twitter.com/uwf.

In the event of an emergency, please contact the UWF Police Department at 850.474.2415.

May 25, 2018 Update

University officials are closely monitoring Subtropical Storm Alberto, which is currently expected to make landfall in Alabama, Mississippi or Louisiana on Monday, May 28. At this time, all University of West Florida locations are scheduled to remain open on Tuesday, May 29. University officials will continue to monitor the storm and update the campus community, as conditions change.

According to the most recent update from the National Weather Service, Northwest Florida is expected to see between 6 and 12 inches of rain, with some areas seeing 15 to 20 inches. Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will be under a flash flood watch from Saturday evening through Tuesday evening.

University officials encourage students, faculty and staff to learn more about storm preparedness at http://uwf.im/uwfstorm.

Weather information is available by tuning into WUWF at 88.1FM or online at wuwf.org. Updates from the National Weather Service are available at http://www.weather.gov/mob/ and https://twitter.com/NWSMobile.

To ensure you receive future University communications, confirm that your contact information is up-to-date in the University’s communication system, “Mobile Alert.” Log in to my.uwf.edu and search “Mobile Alert” to update and add contact information. For additional information about UWF Mobile Alert, visit uwfemergency.org/mobilealert.

The University will continue to communicate with students, faculty and staff via email, facebook.com/westfl and twitter.com/uwf.

In the event of an emergency, please contact the UWF Police Department at 850.474.2415.

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