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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast Sept. 8 at 2 p.m.

On Sept. 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to encapsulate the state of Florida on Sunday morning. The storm is on track to move into Southeast Georgia on Monday morning. Orlando, Florida, which lies halfway between the southern tip of Florida, where landfall is expected, and Valdosta, Georgia, is expected to ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept. 7 at 11 p.m.

On Sept. 7, 2017 at 11 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to travel through the Florida Panhandle Sunday evening and into Southeast Georgia Monday morning. The new predictions have the center of the storm traveling through Lowndes County near the city of Valdosta as well as through bordering counties such as Echols ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.

On Sept. 7, 2017 at 5 p.m. the National Weather Service released new predictions that show Hurricane Irma set to travel through the Florida Panhandle Sunday evening and into Southeast Georgia Monday morning. The predicted track of the hurricane has shifted further to the west in relation to earlier predictions. This means that Hurricane Irma is expected to impact a ...

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Updated Hurricane Irma forecast as of September 7 at 5 a.m.

Valdosta State University will be closed starting Sunday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. Students, refer to the email below by Dr. Carvajal regarding student evacuation. The Spectator will continue to post current forecasts of Hurricane Irma’s projected path and safety information. The National Weather Service has predicted the storm will directly impact South Georgia and the Valdosta area. Stay safe ...

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Our point of view: Hurricane Prep

Last week, Hurricane Harvey unleashed its fury on North America, resulting in devastating flooding in Houston, Texas and several Caribbean island nations. With Hurricanes Irma and Jose barreling toward South Florida, it’s hard not to question if our community is prepared to deal with the impacts of a severe hurricane. Last year, Tropical Storm Hermine whipped through South Georgia, uprooting ...

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Here’s what students can do to help Harvey victims

This past weekend Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas and destroyed major cities such as Houston. Now the citizens are looking for relief, something VSU can help with. Here are some charities to donate to: American Red Cross: Students can visit their website or conveniently text the word “Harvey” to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Apple is also allowing ...

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