SJC WEATHER INFORMATION

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
6:50 PM

San Jacinto College will be open tomorrow, Thursday, September 24, 2020. The College is operating under altered operations due to COVID-19, which means that all regularly scheduled classes – whether online or hybrid – and all work as scheduled (either remote or in-person) will occur on Thursday. 

Thank you for your patience and flexibility during Tropical Storm Beta. We hope that everyone is safe. This will be the last update as it pertains to TS Beta.

As a reminder, all students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me.  

Thank you.

 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
7 PM

San Jacinto College will extend online learning and remote work to Wednesday, September 23, 2020. This means that:

  • Online learning – whether Online on a Schedule or Online Anytime – will continue as scheduled.
  • In-person classes and on-campus operations are cancelled. All campuses and facilities are closed.
  • All clinicals are cancelled.
  • Employees will work remotely from home.

The National Weather Service is predicting another round of heavy rainfall in our area this evening as a result of the remnants of Tropical Storm Beta, as well as coastal flooding. Pleaseensure you have multiple ways to receive accurate weather information and a plan in place for you and your family should inclement weather affect your area.

If you have to be out on the roads, please use extreme caution. Avoid high water and don’t drive through flooded roads. Please Turn Around Don’t DrownTM when you encounter a flooded road.

The College administration and Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather for the duration of this event. The next update will be sent by 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Any communication regarding this system will be sent to students and employees through your San Jac email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be kept up-to-date on the College website at sanjac.edu, and through the College’s official social media accounts.

All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me

Where you can learn more:

Harris County OEM

Galveston County OEM

Fort Bend County OEM

National Hurricane Center

Houston Transtar (traffic conditions and high-water locations)

Houston-Galveston National Weather Service Office

National Weather Service Preparedness (English)

National Weather Service Preparedness (Spanish)

Thank you.

 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
5:25 AM

Due to TS Beta, San Jacinto College will be open for online classes and remote work today, Tuesday, September 22, 2020. This means that:

  • Online learning – whether Online on a Schedule or Online Anytime – will continue.
  • In-person classes and on-campus operations are cancelled. All campuses and facilities are closed.
  • All clinicals are cancelled.
  • Employees will work remotely from home.

Harris County remains under a Flash Flood Watch. Training rain bands continue throughout the area. Heavy downpours, some localized flooding, and coastal flooding are expected in our area through Wednesday. That forecast could change, so you should closely monitor this system, have a plan in place for tropical weather for you and your family, and ensure you have multiple ways to receive accurate weather information.

If you have to be out on the roads, please use extreme caution. Avoid high water and don’t drive through flooded roads. Please Turn Around Don’t DrownTM when you encounter a flooded road.

The College administration and Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather for the duration of this event. The next update will be sent by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

Any communication regarding this system will be sent to students and employees through your San Jac email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be kept up-to-date on the College website at sanjac.edu, and through the College’s official social media accounts.

All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me

 

Monday, September 21, 2020
7:32 PM

San Jacinto College administration and the Office of Emergency Management continue to monitor Tropical Storm Beta. The College is open and continues to operate under altered operations. All regularly scheduled classes – whether online or hybrid – and all work as scheduled will occur tomorrow, Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  

Harris County remains under a Flash Flood Watch. Training rain bands with heavy downpours, some localized flooding, and coastal flooding are expected in our area through Wednesday. That forecast could change, so you should closely monitor this system, have a plan in place for tropical weather for you and your family, and ensure you have multiple ways to receive accurate weather information.

If you have to be out on the roads, please use extreme caution. Avoid high water and don’t drive through flooded roads. Please Turn Around Don’t DrownTM when you encounter a flooded road.

The College administration and Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather for the duration of this event. The next update will be sent by 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

Any communication regarding this system will be sent to students and employees through your San Jac email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be kept up-to-date on the College website at sanjac.edu, and through the College’s official social media accounts.

All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me

 

Monday, September 21, 2020
3 PM

San Jacinto College administration and the Office of Emergency Management continue to monitor Tropical Storm Beta. San Jacinto College continues to operate under altered operations. At this time all regularly scheduled classes – whether online or hybrid – and all work as scheduled is planned to occur tomorrow, Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  An update will be sent out by 8 p.m. this evening with a final decision.

Harris County remains under a Flash Flood Watch and Tropical Storm Warning, meaning tropical storm conditions are likely in our area over the next few days. Training rain bands with heavy downpours, some localized flooding, and coastal flooding are expected in our area through Wednesday. That forecast could change, so you should closely monitor this system, have a plan in place for tropical weather for you and your family, and ensure you have multiple ways to receive accurate weather information.

If you have to be out on the roads, please use extreme caution. Avoid high water and don’t drive through flooded roads. Please Turn Around Don’t DrownTMwhen you encounter a flooded road.

The College administration and Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather for the duration of this event.

Any communication regarding this system will be sent to students and employees through your San Jac email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be kept up-to-date on the College website at sanjac.edu, and through the College’s official social media accounts.

All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me

 

Sunday, September 20, 2020
2 PM

San Jacinto College administration and the Office of Emergency Management continue to monitor Tropical Storm Beta. At this time, San Jacinto College continues to operate under altered operations. This means that all regularly scheduled classes – whether online or hybrid – and all work as scheduled will occur tomorrow, Monday, September 21, 2020. Registration for the Fall term remains open.

Harris County remains under a Tropical Storm Warning, meaning tropical storm conditions are likely in our area over the next few days, as well as a Flash Flood Watch. The National Hurricane Center is currently predicting a landfall near Matagorda Bay. Our area will be impacted with heavy rainfall, some wind, and coastal flooding through Wednesday. That forecast could change, so you should closely monitor this system, and have a plan in place for tropical weather for you and your family.

The College administration and Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather for the duration of this event. The next update is anticipated by 3 p.m. tomorrow, Monday, September 21, 2020.

Any communication regarding this system will be sent to students and employees through your San Jac email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be kept up-to-date on the College website at sanjac.edu, and through the College’s official social media accounts.

All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me.

 

Saturday, September 19, 2020
7 PM

San Jacinto College administration and the Office of Emergency Management are monitoring Tropical Storm Beta in the Gulf of Mexico. At this time, San Jacinto College continues to operate under altered operations with classes either online or in a hybrid format. Registration for the Fall term remains open.

Harris County is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning, meaning tropical storm conditions are likely in our area over the next 48-72 hours, as well as a Flash Flood Watch. The exact track of Tropical Storm Beta is remains uncertain. The National Hurricane Center is currently predicting a landfall near Matagorda Bay. However, our area will be impacted with heavy rainfall and coastal flooding for several days. That forecast could change, so you should closely monitor this system, and have a plan in place for tropical weather for you and your family.

The College administration and Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather for the duration of this event. The next update is anticipated by 3 p.m. tomorrow, Sunday, September 20, 2020.

Any communication regarding this system will be sent to students and employees through your San Jac email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be kept up-to-date on the College website at sanjac.edu, and through the College’s official social media accounts.

All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me

 

Friday, September 18, 2020
2:15 PM

San Jacinto College administration and the Office of Emergency Management are monitoring Tropical Depression 22 in the Gulf of Mexico. At this time, San Jacinto College continues to operate under altered operations with classes either online or in a hybrid format. Registration for the Fall term remains open.

At this time, the track of Tropical Depression 22 is highly uncertain. The National Hurricane Center is predicting a landfall along the Texas/Mexico border. Our area could be impacted with heavy rainfall and coastal flooding. However, that forecast could change, so you should closely monitor this system over the weekend and into next week, and have a plan in place for tropical weather for you and your family.

The College administration and Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather for the duration of this event.

Any communication regarding this system will be sent to students and employees through your San Jac email, and SJC AlertMe will be activated. Information will also be kept up-to-date on the College website at sanjac.edu, and through the College’s official social media accounts.

All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for SJC AlertMe to receive text and voice alerts. To do so, please login to SOS and click on the red SJC AlertMe tab, or visit sanjac.edu/alert-me