Hurricane and Storm Updates

Monitoring Tropical Depression Fred 

Message 2 – Aug. 12, 2021  

Palm Beach Atlantic University is open and operating normally as officials monitor the path of Tropical Depression Fred. South Florida is outside of the cone of uncertainty at this time.  

University officials continue to closely monitor the progress of the storm. Please use extreme caution this weekend, as tropical depressions can produce heavy rains and localized flooding. 

This will conclude the communication regarding Tropical Depression Fred unless the forecast changes. For future reference, we encourage you to bookmark the hurricane information page on On the page, you also will find helpful information on preparing for a storm.  

This message has been distributed on behalf of the Department of Campus Safety and Security and the Crisis Management Team.  

Message 1 – Aug. 11, 2021 
Palm Beach Atlantic University officials are closely monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Fred in the Atlantic Ocean. The University is open and operating normally. We will continue to observe this weather system and update you if conditions change and affect the status of campus operations.   
It is too early to determine what, if any, impacts from Fred will be felt in South Florida this weekend. Now is a good time to review your personal plans and gather supplies. 
Tropical storms can produce heavy rains, localized flooding and strong wind. Students, faculty and staff should monitor University email and for updates.   
This message has been distributed on behalf of the Department of Campus Safety and Security, and the Crisis Management Team.