General Notice

LIM College will be closed Tuesday, September 18, due to the significant impact on travel in Midtown created by the United Nations General Assembly taking place. Click HERE for more information.

Hurricane
Preparedness

Hurricanes typically come with lots of warning and thus provide plenty of time to prepare. For the latest Hurricane tracking information, please visit the National Weather Service Hurricane Center at http://www.nhc.noaa.gov.The following are definitions regarding hurricanes.

Hurricane watch - Issued by the National Weather Service when winds of 74 mph or greater are possible within 48 hours

Hurricane warning - Issued by the National Weather Service when winds of 74 mph or greater are expected in the area within 36 hours

Actions to take leading up to and during a Hurricane

  1. For class cancellations, closings or emergency notifications, look to the College website (https://www.limcollege.edu), check your email, and be aware of LIM College TV monitors.
  2. Consider creating an emergency kit to include:
    1. Bottled water (have enough to last you several days)
    2. Flashlights
    3. Battery-operated radio or television
    4. Extra batteries
    5. Canned food and can opener
    6. Dry food (bread, peanut butter, crackers, etc.)
    7. Blankets and pillows
    8. Cash
    9. Battery and car charger for cell phone
  3. To prevent debris from causing damage or injuries, secure your outside area(s), including roof tops, by bringing in or tying down all lose items
  4. Close all interior doors and close and secure/brace all exterior doors and windows
  5. Find shelter in a small interior room, closet or hallway on the lowest level
  6. Stay away from all windows and glass doors
  7. Lie on the floor under a table or some other sturdy object
  8. Turn off ALL utilities when instructed to do so, otherwise turn the refrigerator thermostat to its coolest setting and shut the door
  9. Keep a supply of water for sanitary purposes

Evacuate during the following conditions

  1. Directed by local or College authorities to do so
  2. If you live in an area that is projected to be severely impacted by the storm
  3. If you feel you are in danger

 

Hurricane Scale