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This site is intended for emergency use only by Lamar University. If an emergency should occur, it may be used to communicate important information to the public.

Barry may bring wind and rain

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:02 AM

Tropical Storm Barry is tracking to the east and poses no immediate threat of tropical conditions to the Lamar University campus. Forecasts indicate our area may see some wind and rain from the outer bands of the storm Friday night through Saturday evening. LU officials will continue to monitor the storm as it makes landfall and moves further inland.

As always, monitor your LU email, social media and lamar.edu/alerts for official updates. Download the LiveSafe app to receive timely notices throughout hurricane season. Prepare your hurricane supply kits and stay alert to changing conditions throughout the season.

Barry no threat to Lamar University

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 06:00 PM

Tropical Storm Barry no longer poses a threat to the Lamar University campus. Current forecasts remain consistent with landfall in Louisiana.

As always, monitor your LU email, social media and lamar.edu/alerts for official updates. Download the LiveSafe app to receive timely notices throughout hurricane season. Prepare your hurricane supply kits and stay alert to changing conditions.

Tropical Storm Barry Update

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 06:00 PM

Tropical Storm Barry no longer poses a threat to the Lamar University campus. Current forecasts remain consistent with landfall in Louisiana. 

As always, monitor your LU email, social media and lamar.edu/alerts for official updates. Download the LiveSafe app to receive timely notices throughout hurricane season. Prepare your hurricane supply kits and stay alert to changing conditions.

Tropical storm track update

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Tropical Storm Barry is tracking further east of Lamar University with a probable landfall on Saturday morning in Louisiana near Vermilion Bay. Current predictions indicate little to no impact to Lamar University. LU officials will continue to monitor and provide updates until the storm no longer poses a threat to campus.

All are encouraged to continue monitoring your LU email, social media and download the LiveSafe App to receive timely and official updates.

Storm watch update

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 04:20 PM

The tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico is continuing to show uncertainty in its track. Current predictions have shifted slightly and still include Lamar University in a potential risk area. Early indications estimate tropical storm force winds on the upper gulf coast as early as Friday.

All are encouraged to stay alert to the changing conditions and monitor your LU email, social media and download the LiveSafe App to receive timely and official updates. Lamar University will provide further updates as the situation progresses.

Tropical system watch continues

Tuesday, July 09, 2019 - 04:24 PM
Lamar University officials are continuing to monitor the development of a tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico. Current predictions favor a more easterly track with little to no impact to Lamar University. As always, stay alert to changing conditions.
 
This is a great time to be sure you are prepared for hurricane season:
  • Check your hurricane supply kits to be sure you’re ready in the event we are impacted storm this season.
  • Have a storm plan in place with your family. Determine where you will go and routes you may take if an evacuation is issued.
  • Stay connected with official announcements from Lamar University though your LU email and social media sites. Download the LiveSafe app to receive updates as the situation progresses.

Monitoring the development of a tropical system

Monday, July 08, 2019 - 04:03 PM

Lamar University officials are actively monitoring the development of a tropical system with the potential to affect our area later this week. All departments should carefully review the Hurricane Preparedness Manual and the pre-storm preparations section beginning on page 11.

All are asked to stay alert and monitor your LU email, lamar.edu/alerts and the university’s social media sites for important and official announcements. Download the LiveSafe app to receive updates as the situation progresses.