Weather Updates

5:00 p.m., Friday, September 2, 2016

Isolated thunderstorms possible throughout the evening with winds decreasing down to 5 mph. We are anticipating all school functions to continue according to schedule. Further updates will be made if inclement weather occurs.

2:00 p.m., September 2, 2016

All hurricane and tornado watches and warnings have expired. Please be mindful of possible thunderstorms between 3:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

8:30 a.m., September 2, 2016

Hurricane Hermine has made landfall and is now downgraded to a tropical storm moving through south Georgia. We have assessed the campus and have not observed any damage or hazards.

Locally, we are expecting scattered showers throughout the day with possible thunderstorms mainly before 11:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m.. Weather conditions could produce heavy rain with winds between 16-20 mph and gusts up to 26 mph.

Southeastern’s offices are open and operational. Students may move in on Saturday, September 3, as scheduled. Please see below for more information if you wish to delay your arrival to campus.

Please take caution as you drive to avoid road hazards.

4:15 p.m., September 1, 2016

We are currently monitoring the situation with Hurricane Hermine. The campus is open and operational. Our area, Polk County, is under a Tornado Watch (tornados are possible), as of 3 p.m. until 11 p.m., September 1, 2016.

Hurricane Hermine Information:

  • About 180 miles west-southwest of Cedar Key, Florida, or about 170 miles west of the mouth of Tampa Bay
  • 27.8N, 85.6W
  • Storm intensity 75 mph
  • Movement north-northeast or 30 degrees at 14 mph

Evening classes scheduled for Thursday, September 1, will be held as scheduled.

Students may move in on Saturday, September 3, as scheduled. If your travel is delayed because of inclement weather due to Hurricane Hermine, please contact Laura Harmon. For students who would like to coordinate a later move-in date, please call 863.667.5148 or email studenthousing@seu.edu.

An additional announcement will be made if any closures are planned. Please check SEU.edu for updates.