Friday, August 25

Hurricane Harvey Weather Announcement

Baton Rouge, La. (August 25, 2017) - The Southern University System and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness are monitoring forecasts and weather announcements related to recently upgraded Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico. The forecast track does not currently include Louisiana. However, areas of the state are predicted to experience flooding associated with heavy rainfall.

The SU System will continue to closely monitor conditions and if necessary activate Emergency Preparedness Teams and initiate preparations to ensure the safety of our students and staff and the SU community.

All students, faculty, and staff are asked to monitor their University email accounts, the University's social media sites, and local news to get updates and announcements.

Updates and announcements regarding any developments related to weather conditions will be provided via e-mail, on our website (, and via social, and local media.

Important links:
Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Get a Game Plan (GOHSEP)

Board of Regents

National Hurricane Center

Louisiana State Police

Visit for road updates. Keep your phones charged and near you while the inclement weather conditions continue in order to receive potential emergency messaging.


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