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Snapshot of first alert from FAU's official Twitter page.

Dangerous weather looms but classes are still in session

January 27, 2016

Dark clouds hover over the Florida Atlantic campus, cautioning students to be weary. Commuters to the school are stuck in hours-long traffic and the possibility of a tornado is imminent, but classes still aren’t cancelled. The emergency management system issues warnings to stay inside on the first floor, but the alerts usually don’t come in time and the danger of being in bad weather is already present. Amanda Heinrich, junior psychology major, lives in Pompano. She commutes to the Boca Raton campus almost every day.

Image Courtesy of National Weather Service's Tornado Warning (@NWStornado) Twitter page.

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At 2:05 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Palm Beach County until 2:30 p.m.

Illustration by Ivan Benavides

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