Public Safety


Lightning: Know These Tips Before it Strikes

Learn how to stay safe indoors or outdoors when lightning is nearby.

A thunderstorm cloud

What Makes a Thunderstorm Severe?

Be prepared for severe thunderstorms with these safety tips.

A tornado

Tornadoes: Tips to Stay Safe Before, During and After

Get educated about tornado watches and warnings and know where to go before they strike.

rain drops bounce out of a puddle on campus

Flooding: Turn Around Don’t Drown

What you need to know about flash flooding.

Denny Chimes as seen through a car's windshield with rain on it.

Be Prepared: The Ultimate Guide to Planning for Severe Weather

Tips to make sure you’re prepared the next time severe weather strikes.

Top of Denny Chimes in winter weather

UA resumes normal operations Wednesday – Jan. 17, 2024

The University of Alabama will resume normal operations at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Top of Denny Chimes in winter weather

Normal Operations Suspended All Day Due to Weather

The University of Alabama will suspend normal operations for the entire day Tuesday, Jan. 16, due to the severe weather.

Top of Denny Chimes in winter weather

UA to Delay Normal Operations Due to Weather

Due to forecasted wintry weather, The University of Alabama will delay operations Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Resolution: Readiness

Resolution: Readiness

No matter what resolutions you’re thinking about for the new year, make sure your plans include preparing for emergencies.

A Christmas decoration hangs on a door.

‘Yule’ be Safe by Following These Tips

Tips to make sure you have a festive and safe holiday season.