The most immediate threat for Duke’s main campus going forward is potential flooding from expected rain later today and Saturday. Rain totals during the next several days are projected to be 6-10 inches, which could lead to moderate flooding in areas. Sustained winds are projected to be 20-30 mph today, with gusts up to 40-45… Read more »

There were no significant issues on Duke’s main campus overnight. Winds will pick up during the day with projections of 20-30 mph sustained winds with gusts up to 40-45 mph in the Durham and Raleigh areas. The highest wind risk is between noon to 1 p.m. Friday. Rain totals during the next several days are… Read more »

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall Friday morning. The Raleigh-Durham area may see isolated flooding, downed trees and power outages, so individuals should take all precautions during the storm and continue to monitor this website, local news and weather broadcasts, and the Working@Duke Twitter account for the latest information. As the storm inches toward the… Read more »

Duke University and Duke University Health System will extend the Severe Weather and Emergency Conditions policy to 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Conditions will be assessed later this weekend to determine if further extension of the policy is necessary. During the storm, Duke Police and facilities crews will be prepared to respond as needed, but… Read more »

The latest models indicate Hurricane Florence is trending toward Wilmington with landfall expected Friday morning, and the biggest potential for wind in the Raleigh-Durham area will be Friday afternoon with sustained winds of 20-30 mph and gust of 35-45 mph. Projections for total rainfall in Durham over Friday and Saturday have been decreased to 3-6… Read more »

Duke officials are monitoring the track of Hurricane Florence and preparing for potential campus impacts due to expected heavy and prolonged rain and strong winds. The timing for when the Triangle area will begin seeing impacts from Florence has shifted slightly to Friday evening into Saturday, according to the current track. Duke officials and forecasters… Read more »

The latest models from the National Weather Service indicate Hurricane Florence has slowed and shifted slightly southward. It is now expected to make landfall on the coast on Friday morning. Impact on the Triangle area will likely be later Friday and into Saturday. The threat of high winds between 58 to 73 mph and heavy… Read more »

Duke officials continue to monitor the path of Hurricane Florence, now a category 4 storm that is expected to make landfall on Thursday between northern South Carolina and the Outer Banks in North Carolina. In a message to the Duke community on Tuesday, Duke University President Vincent E. Price said that Duke’s first priority is… Read more »

Due to potential storm impact from Hurricane Florence, Duke has decided to cancel all classes after 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. In order to ensure essential operations during this time, Duke will activate the severe weather and emergency condition policy beginning at noon on Thursday, Sept. 13. All Duke Health clinics will remain open under… Read more »