Severe weather expected overnight

Please be advised that the National Weather Service has forecast severe weather for much of the state for tonight and into the early morning hours. This weather system could include strong winds with a chance of tornadoes, showers and thunderstorms.

Continue to monitor local media outlets for updates. Should weather impact University operations on Wednesday, the Eagle Alert emergency notification system will be activated no later than 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, and updates will be posted to http://www.SouthernMiss.info.

Please also be reminded of locations on the Hattiesburg campus where flooding occurs that could cause damage to vehicles parked in these areas:

--31st and Pearl in the area of 108 North 31st Avenue
--31st and Southern Miss at Arthell Kelley Hall behind the Junior Food Mart
--30th and Southern Miss at Arthell Kelley Hall behind the Junior Food Mart
--Eagle Walk and Black and Gold Drive at the football practice field
--Eagle Walk and north side of M.M. Roberts Stadium
--Golden Eagle Drive at the raised cross walk
--Kay James Drive at the DuBard School
--Fraternity Drive at Montague Street
--Pinehaven Circle at Delta Gamma house

Motorists should use caution in these areas during times of heavy rain and not enter flood areas.

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