Tropical Storm Idalia Update #1 – August 28 at 12 p.m.

The College continues to monitor Tropical Storm Idalia.   

According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Idalia is gaining strength and is expected to make landfall somewhere between Tampa Bay up through the Florida panhandle early Wednesday morning.  

At this time, a tropical storm watch has been issued for our area. This forecast track is expected to see changes as it moves toward Florida later today. We encourage everyone to continue to monitor the development and forecast of this storm for any potential shifts to the east.   

No campus operational changes are planned at this time.  

Your best source of information on campus operations is We encourage all individuals and departments to review their own emergency plans as this storm continues to develop.  

We will provide the next update as information becomes available.  

Rollins Public Information Team