Nicholls remains open, monitoring weather

THIBODAUX – The Nicholls State University Emergency Preparedness Committee has initiated a Phase 1 alert as Tropical Cyclone 2 approaches South Louisiana, bringing the potential of heavy rainfall and winds to the Bayou Region. 

At this time, all classes and campus activities are currently continuing as scheduled. The Committee initiated the alert in accordance with the university’s Hurricane Emergency Plan, posted at

It is possible that several inches of rain will fall in our area between today and Sunday. Please stay weather aware by monitoring local media and for updates. The Nicholls community is encouraged to prioritize their own safety when making decisions about whether to travel. 

All Nicholls departments will refer to the Hurricane Emergency Plan and begin enacting internal Phase I storm preparations at this time. The community will be notified if Phase II storm preparations are implemented.


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