FAMU Closed Friday Due to Severe Weather

May 10, 2024
downed tree at the Village
downed tree at the Village

Strong overnight storms downed trees all across the Tallahassee campus. Photo Credit: Joseph Maleszewski

8 a.m. Friday:

Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Tallahassee campus, FAMU Developmental Research School (DRS), and the Educational Research Center for Child Development, are closed Friday due to severe weather conditions, including a localized tornado warning.

All non-essential employees are instructed to work from home. Those employees who have already reached campus are asked seek safe shelter immediately and to exercise caution as they return home.

There are reports of power outages, downed trees and utility lines,  blocked roadways, and scattered debris across the campus. Facilities staff members are conducting a damage assessment.

imageDowned trees blocked Palmer Avenue and other roads leading to the Tallahassee campus Friday. Credit: Joseph Maleszewski.