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Hurricane Irma

FSU alumnus named ‘Best Weatherman Ever’

Florida State University alumnus Alan Sealls was the calm in the storm during Hurricane Irma, and his skilled weather forecasting unexpectedly made him an overnight internet sensation. “It’s funny, weird and odd,” Sealls said as he recalled the experience. As Irma exploded into a Category 5 hurricane with fearsome 185 mph winds, Sealls delivered his […]

FSU Emergency Management on the front lines of hurricane recovery efforts

The Florida State University Emergency Management and Homeland Security program has been busy in recent weeks helping to serve storm-damaged areas after major hurricanes left vast devastation in Texas and Florida. Most recently, the FSU Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) program was activated by the Florida Division of Emergency Management to support statewide preparations […]

FSU students, community send Hurricane Irma relief supplies to South Florida

Photo gallery Florida State University and Leon County teamed up to send thousands of care packages to Hurricane Irma victims in South Florida, thanks to donations from local residents and businesses. On Friday morning, more than 250 FSU students and 100 staff volunteers assembled the donated items into care packages at the Donald L. Tucker […]

FSU students enjoy post-Irma dinner at the Champions Club

As the worst of Hurricane Irma moved past Tallahassee Monday afternoon, some of the very best qualities of the Florida State University family were on display at a swiftly organized post-hurricane dinner at Doak Campbell Stadium.  Even as the storm shut down campus this week, FSU organized a plan to open the 70,000-square-foot Dunlap Champions Club — the premier club-seating […]

UPDATE: Hurricane Irma

Visit alerts.fsu.edu for full list of updates. Updated 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 Based on the most recent forecast from the National Hurricane Center, Florida State University is extending its current closure through Friday, Sept. 15, for all campuses, due to concerns about the impact of the storm and possible long-term power outages in the Tallahassee area as […]