Internal News

UWF Notice: Monitoring Severe Weather

University officials are closely monitoring the severe weather potential that is forecast for tonight, Jan. 24 through Wednesday, Jan. 25 morning in Northwest Florida. All University of West Florida locations remain open at this time. If conditions change, the University will update the campus community. 

The upcoming severe weather has the potential for strong storms with damaging winds up to 70 mph and tornadoes, rip currents and minor coastal flooding. The Northwest Florida area is projected to see the greatest impact between 2 – 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. Please use your best judgment in regards to traveling during the severe weather. 

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 and search “Mobile Alert” to update and add contact information. 

The University communicates with students, faculty and staff via email,,, and the UWF Mobile Alert text messaging system. To learn more about Mobile Alert, visit

University officials encourage students, faculty and staff to learn more about storm preparedness at Weather information is available by tuning into WUWF at 88.1FM or online at Updates from the National Weather Service are available at and

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