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NEWS 9/11/17 12:07pm

Tropical Storm Irma weakened

Auburn, Ala (EETV)- Tropical Storm Irma has weakened considerably, and the anticipated impact to the Auburn area has decreased.


NEWS 9/11/17 11:04am

Tiger Transit to run Tuesday morning

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - Tiger Transit will begin running tomorrow morning, according to a tweet from Auburn University. The busses will operate on the normal, full-service schedule beginning at 11 a.m.  The university will reopen at 7:45 a.m.


NEWS 9/10/17 6:45pm

Seeking shelter fast: Twenty precautionary items you should have as precaution throughout tropical storm Irma

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - With tropical storm Hurricane Irma moving its way across the Gulf into the Southeast, taking precautionary measures and having household items close by is always a smart idea. Listed are twenty items that you should have packed in case of emergency: *Items are listed in no particular order. Non-perishable food and snacks Bottled water Plastic utensils, disposable plates and cups Flashlight Blanket Extra full set of clothes Coat (preferably wind/rain resistant) Whistle Duct tape Standard First Aid Kit Garbage bags Moist towelettes Non-prescription medications such as pain relievers Half-full tank of gas in vehicle Extra sturdy pair of shoes Waterproof, portable containers Extra pack(s) of batteries Personal hygiene items Cell phone/handheld radio Phone charger/laptop charger (Portable/wireless charger battery pack if available) Students should know their nearest severe weather shelter location and keep up to date of weather alerts and verify that they are subscribed to receive severe weather notifications from AU ALERT.


NEWS 9/10/17 6:23pm

Shelter information for off-campus students

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn University has released shelter information for students and employees ahead of Hurricane Irma.  Ralph Brown Draughon Library will remain open for normal hours and is a designated shelter on campus.


NEWS 9/10/17 6:08pm

Classes to resume Tuesday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn University has decided to resume classes for Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Irma's expected arrival on The Plains.  Classes will begin at noon on Tuesday with the campus opening for employees beginning at 7:45. A tweet from the Auburn University Safety and Security reads: Keep up to date with all the latest storm information on EagleEyeAuburn.com.


NEWS 9/10/17 2:30pm

What's open on campus

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - Although the university is closed for classes today, a select number of on-campus dining venues will be open, giving on-campus students a chance to eat throughout the day. Location Restaurant Monday Hours Student Center Chick-fil-a Closed Student Center Au Bon Pain Closed Student Center Starbucks Closed Student Center Olive Branch Closed Student Center Papa Johns Closed Student Center API Trading Co. Closed Foy Panda Express 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Foy Chicken Salad Chick Closed Foy Mama's Chicken & Biscuits Closed Foy  Terra Nova Salads Closed Foy Salsaritas Closed Village Dining Tiger Zone 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Village Dining Village C-Store 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Village Dining Olo Sushi Closed Village Dining 844-Burger Closed Village Dining Village Market 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM South Donahue Wellness Kitchen Closed South Donahue C-Store 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Haley Center Einstein Bagels and Caribou Coffee Closed Terrell Dining Panda Express 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Terrell Dining Terrell Market 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Terrell Dining Kick 6 Cafe  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Terrell Dining Leila's Pizza Closed Terrell Dining Rye of the Tiger 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Terrell Dining Boba Tea and Noodles Closed The Quad Plains to Plate Closed The Quad AU Smokehouse Closed Food Trucks Food Trucks Closed 


NEWS 9/9/17 8:26pm

Governor Ivey activates National Guard for State Active Duty

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has authorized the activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Clanton to level one and the activation of the Alabama National Guard (ALNG) for state active duty, due to the potential impact of Hurricane Irma and the state’s role in supporting additional neighboring state evacuees.


NEWS 9/9/17 7:13pm

Auburn under Tropical Storm Watch, high winds expected

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn has been placed under a Tropical Storm Watch by the National Weather Service.  As Monday nears our area can expect to see an onset of Tropical Storm Winds between 30 and 50 mph. In our area, we could see downed trees and power outages. The Auburn area could also see 1-3 inches of rain. EagleEyeAubrun.com will have full coverage as Irma makes her track toward our area.


NEWS 9/9/17 6:22pm

Auburn University cancels classes ahead of Hurricane Irma

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn University has canceled classes for Monday, September 11, 2017, ahead of Hurricane Irma.  Our area is expected to see a mostly wind event on Monday with gusts up to 50mph. We could also see up to three inches of rain. Keep checking EagleEyeAuburn.com as we continue to update the site with weather information and important campus announcements.


NEWS 9/8/17 10:52pm

Hurricane Irma strengthens to category 5, path inches west

The National Hurricane Center has released a new statement as of 11:00 pm (EST) Friday increasing Hurricane Irma to a category 5 storm. The Storm is now making land fall on the coast of Cuba. Hurricane warnings have been extended Northward Along the Florida Peninsula as the storm is expected to make land fall as a category 5 storm in south Florida this weekend. An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicated that the storm had maximum sustained winds near 160 mph with even higher gusts. On the latest track from the National Hurricane Center, Irma is projected to make landfall further west than previously expected. As the storm nears our area, it will still be a Tropical Storm as previously projected. Wind gusts are still expected to be around 30-50 miles per hour with the possibility of 2-4 inches of rain.


NEWS 9/8/17 7:51pm

SOFTBALL SCANDAL: Auburn releases new statement regarding the investigation

Auburn University has released a new statement following allegations of sexual harassment and abuse inside the Auburn Softball program.  “AA/EEO investigated an anonymous report concerning inappropriate activity on the softball team in September 2016, but AA/EEO was unable to confirm it because the individual involved denied the allegations.


NEWS 9/8/17 6:50pm

State of Emergency issued for Alabama

Montgomery, Ala. (EETV) – Governor Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is expected to begin affecting Alabama late this weekend and into the beginning of next week.


LIFESTYLE 9/8/17 11:17am

Opelika Ice cream shop opening its doors to evacuees

Opelika, Ala. (EETV) - As Hurricane Irma bares down on the state of Florida, the smallest evacuees in our area are finding comfort in an unusual place. O-Town ice cream in Opelika took to twitter inviting visiting families to come by their store to give their children a free Ice cream. One woman headed to Opelika responded to the tweet with an unusual request, a sweet treat for her fur babies. The store has seen a huge response since the tweet was posted, many thanking them for their kindness.


NEWS 9/7/17 11:54pm

Auburn hotels reach capacity as evacuees flee Irma

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - As Hurricane continues to barrel towards the Florida coast, Hotels around the area are beginning to fill up. According to John Wild, President of the Auburn Opelika Tourism Bureau, our area has reached capacity for hotel availability. "Reservations & Cancellations change often as does the storm path." says WIld, "We have taken lots of calls but it seems we are at capacity." Evacuees fleeing from the storms typically find shelter farther south but previously scheduled events have pushed people further north.  "Dothan had a large tennis tournament and is full so they sent people to us.