Tropical Storm Erika – Final Advisory
By UM News

Tropical Storm Erika – Final Advisory
By UM News
Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated into a trough of low pressure and is no longer an organized storm. All operations on all campuses throughout the University are normal.

Saturday, August 29, 11:30 a.m.

Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated into a trough of low pressure and is no longer an organized storm, the National Weather Service advised Saturday morning. Heavy rains are still expected to impact Florida and areas of South Florida later this weekend, and into the start of next week. Students, faculty, and staff are advised to be careful during commutes, or any other travel in the area.

The University will continue to monitor the remnants of Erika, and any severe weather that potentially will impact our area. All operations on all campuses throughout the University are normal.

Please continue to monitor official University communications for any changes that may occur.

You can monitor the local weather in real time on all three campuses by going to our campuses' weather station:

Coral Gables Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/umiami
Rosenstiel Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/rsmas
Miller School Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/uhealth

Emergency Information Hotline is 1-800-227-0354

Faculty, staff, and students are asked to regularly monitor official communications issued by the University. The latest information is posted on the UM homepage and the Emergency Preparedness Website at www.miami.edu/prepare. Information specific to the Miller School campus/UHealth can also be found at www.security.med.miami.edu. Information for all campuses is also available at the University’s Emergency Information Hotline at 1-800-227-0354. Emails will be sent in the form of dated Storm Alert advisories. Click here to go to the updated version of "Weathering the Storm," the University's condensed guide to hurricane preparedness.

All members of the UM community should take steps to ensure that the University can communicate with you in case a storm or some other emergency threatens our area. Make sure the University has your current contact information by verifying your profile (Personal, Address and Emergency/Evacuation Information); faculty and staff go to Workday, and students go to CaneLink. When a situation warrants, mass text and voice messages and emails containing emergency information will be sent.

Campus Safety Phone Numbers

Life-Threatening Emergency at Any Campus: 911

Coral Gables Campus
UM Police Department: 305-284-6666

Miller School Campus
Security Department: 305-243-6000

Rosenstiel School Campus
Campus Safety: 305-710-7991

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Friday, August 28, 1:45 p.m.

The University is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Erika as it continues to move to the West. All operations on all campuses throughout the University are normal at this time.

The University is preparing for any possible impacts from Tropical Storm Erika later this weekend. Should Erika pose a threat to South Florida, meetings will be held in the Residential Colleges and University Village to provide instructions to residents on storm preparations and precautions.

Possible decisions on changes in University operations and rescheduling of events on Sunday and Monday, August 30-31, may be reached tomorrow afternoon, Saturday, August 29. Please continue to monitor official University communications on any changes that may be implemented.

Now is the time for faculty, staff, and students to take any necessary steps to ensure they are prepared if the storm affects us. For information, click here for "Weathering the Storm," the University's condensed guide to hurricane preparedness, visit the Emergency Preparedness Website, or watch our hurricane preparedness video.

You can monitor the local weather in real time on all three campuses by going to our campuses' weather station:

Coral Gables Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/umiami
Rosenstiel Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/rsmas
Miller School Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/uhealth

Emergency Information Hotline is 1-800-227-0354

Faculty, staff, and students are asked to regularly monitor official communications issued by the University. The latest information is posted on the UM homepage and the Emergency Preparedness Website at www.miami.edu/prepare. Information specific to the Miller School campus/UHealth can also be found at www.security.med.miami.edu. Information for all campuses is also available at the University’s Emergency Information Hotline at 1-800-227-0354. Emails will be sent in the form of dated Storm Alert advisories. Click here to go to the updated version of "Weathering the Storm," the University's condensed guide to hurricane preparedness.

All members of the UM community should take steps to ensure that the University can communicate with you in case a storm or some other emergency threatens our area. Make sure the University has your current contact information by verifying your profile (Personal, Address and Emergency/Evacuation Information); faculty and staff go to Workday, and students go to CaneLink. When a situation warrants, mass text and voice messages and emails containing emergency information will be sent.

Campus Safety Phone Numbers

Life-Threatening Emergency at Any Campus: 911

Coral Gables Campus
UM Police Department: 305-284-6666

Miller School Campus
Security Department: 305-243-6000

Rosenstiel School Campus
Campus Safety: 305-710-7991

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Thursday, August 27, 2:30 p.m.

The University continues to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Erika. All operations on all campuses throughout the University are normal at this time.

The University is in the early stages of preparing for a possible impact from Tropical Storm Erika later this weekend. Should Erika pose a threat to South Florida, meetings will be held in the Residential Colleges and University Village to provide instructions to residents on storm preparations and precautions.

Now is the time for faculty, staff, and students to take any necessary steps to ensure they are prepared if the storm affects us. For information, click here for "Weathering the Storm, the University's condensed guide to hurricane preparedness, visit the Emergency Preparedness Website, or watch our hurricane preparedness video.

Unrelated to Tropical Storm Erika, the National Weather Service has advised that South Florida will experience numerous thunderstorms over the next three days. Therefore, bring inside any loose items that are not already maintained by facilities management.

You can monitor the local weather in real time on all three campuses by going to our campuses' weather station:

Coral Gables Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/umiami
Rosenstiel Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/rsmas
Miller School Campus - https://miamidade.weatherstem.com/uhealth

Emergency Information Hotline is 1-800-227-0354

Faculty, staff, and students are asked to regularly monitor official communications issued by the University. The latest information is posted on the UM homepage and the Emergency Preparedness Website at www.miami.edu/prepare. Information specific to the Miller School campus/UHealth can also be found at www.security.med.miami.edu. Information for all campuses is also available at the University’s Emergency Information Hotline at 1-800-227-0354. Emails will be sent in the form of dated Storm Alert advisories. Click here to go to the updated version of "Weathering the Storm," the University's condensed guide to hurricane preparedness.

All members of the UM community should take steps to ensure that the University can communicate with you in case a storm or some other emergency threatens our area. Make sure the University has your current contact information by verifying your profile (Personal, Address and Emergency/Evacuation Information); faculty and staff go to Workday, and students go to CaneLink. When a situation warrants, mass text and voice messages and emails containing emergency information will be sent.

Campus Safety Phone Numbers

Life-Threatening Emergency at Any Campus: 911

Coral Gables Campus
UM Police Department: 305-284-6666

Miller School Campus
Security Department: 305-243-6000

Rosenstiel School Campus
Campus Safety: 305-710-7991

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Wednesday, August 26

The University is monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Erika. All operations on all campuses throughout the University are normal at this time.

Emergency Information Hotline is 1-800-227-0354

Faculty, staff, and students are asked to regularly monitor official communications issued by the University. The latest information is posted on the UM homepage and the Emergency Preparedness Website at www.miami.edu/prepare. Information specific to the Miller School campus/UHealth can also be found at www.security.med.miami.edu. Information for the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science campus can be found at www.rsmas.miami.edu. Information for all campuses is also available at the University¹s Emergency Information Hotline at 1-800-227-0354. Emails will be sent in the form of dated Storm Alert advisories. Click here to go to the updated version of "Weathering the Storm," the University's condensed guide to hurricane preparedness.

All members of the UM community should take steps to ensure that the University can communicate with you in case a storm or some other emergency threatens our area. Make sure the University has your current contact information by verifying your profile (Personal, Address and Emergency/Evacuation Information); faculty and staff go to Workday, and students go to CaneLink. When a situation warrants, mass text and voice messages and emails containing emergency information will be sent.

Campus Safety Phone Numbers

Life-Threatening Emergency at Any Campus: 911

Coral Gables Campus
UM Police Department: 305-284-6666

Miller School Campus
Security Department: 305-243-6000

Rosenstiel School Campus
Campus Safety: 305-710-7991


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