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Red Flag Warning

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Update: The National Fire Weather Service has extended the Red Flag Warning until 8:00pm on Thursday, May 15.

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The National Fire Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning, beginning at 6:00 am Sunday, May 11, and continuing through 8:00pm Monday, May 12, for the mountains and valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. 

Red Flag warnings identify time periods when conditions are ideal for wildfires: gusty winds, low relative humidity, and low fuel moisture levels. During Red Flag warnings it is especially important to:

  • Report any signs of smoke immediately to emergency responders. If on the Malibu campus, call Public Safety at (310) 506-4441. At all other locations, report smoke by calling 911.
  • Smoke only in approved locations.  Use caution when disposing of cigarettes and ensure that they are completely extinguished.
  • Minimize any use of open flame in outdoor settings.

Pepperdine Public Safety is monitoring the situation and is prepared to respond to potential wildfires. Additional information regarding Red Flag warnings and Pepperdine’s wildfire response plans is available on the University’s Emergency Information Page, http://emergency.pepperdine.edu, and in the Emergency Preparedness Guide found in WaveNet beginning on page 14.

Red Flag Warning

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has reported a Red Flag Warning will be in effect in the Santa Monica Mountains beginning at 2:00am on Wednesday, April 30, and continuing through 8:00pm on Thursday, May 1.

Red Flag warnings identify time periods when conditions are ideal for wildfires: gusty winds, low relative humidity, and low fuel moisture levels. During Red Flag warnings it is especially important to:

  • Report any signs of smoke immediately to emergency responders. If on the Malibu campus, call Public Safety at (310) 506-4441. At all other locations, report smoke by calling 911.
  • Smoke only in approved locations.  Use caution when disposing of cigarettes and ensure that they are completely extinguished.
  • Minimize any use of open flame in outdoor settings.

Pepperdine Public Safety is monitoring the situation and is prepared to respond to potential wildfires. Additional information regarding Red Flag warnings and Pepperdine’s wildfire response plans is available on the University’s Emergency Information Page, http://emergency.pepperdine.edu, and in the Emergency Preparedness Guide found in WaveNet beginning on page 14.

Red Flag Warning

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

FYI – The National Fire Weather service issued a red flag warning which will be in effect from 6 AM until  6 PM, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, for gusty winds and low relative humidity over most of Los Angeles and Ventura County as well as interior San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County.

Red Flag warnings issued by the National Weather Service identify time periods when conditions are ideal for wildfires. During Red Flag warnings it is especially important to:

  • Report any signs of smoke immediately to emergency responders. If on the Malibu campus call Public Safety at (310) 506-4441. At all other locations report smoke by calling 911.
  • Use caution when disposing of cigarettes and ensure that they are completely extinguished.
  • Minimize any use of open flame in outdoor settings.

Pepperdine Public Safety is monitoring the situation and is prepared to respond to potential wildfires. Additional information regarding Red Flag warnings and Pepperdine’s wildfire response plans is available on the University’s Emergency Information Page, http://emergency.pepperdine.edu, and in the Emergency Preparedness Guide found in WaveNet beginning on page 14.

Weekend Weather Advisory

Friday, February 28th, 2014

The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rains throughout Friday and into the weekend. Rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches are possible for all coastal and valley areas, with localized downpours exceeding this average. Heavy rains may result in rock slides and road closures in canyons and along the coast. Gusty winds are also forecasted, with the strongest gusts expected in mountain areas from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles. Coastal flooding and high surf conditions are possible, with flooding likely to occur in some beach parking lots and beach access points, particularly at high tide.  Please be alert for potential flash flooding and regularly check the Road Conditions Hotline for the latest information on Malibu area road closures:  (310)506-ROAD (7623).

Crime Prevention Notice

Monday, January 27th, 2014

This individual sent obscene and concerning materials, which the University considers threatening, to a staff member. He has been denied access to all Pepperdine campuses. If he is observed on any Pepperdine campus, call 911 immediately, then call the Department of Public Safety.

Temmer

Desmond Temmer, 47 year old white male, 6’1″, 170 lbs, with brown hair, and brown eyes.

Temmer's Vehicle

2003 White Mazda Pickup with California License Plate 8U67398

To reach the Department of Public Safety Public Safety 24 hours a day:
Emergency on campus extension: 4441
From an off campus line: 310.506.4441
From a “blue light” phone: Dials automatically
Anonymous Tip Hotline:  310.506.7634

High Wind Advisory

Monday, December 9th, 2013

The National Fire Weather Service is reporting Santa Ana wind conditions beginning this morning and continuing through 4 a.m. Tuesday morning across the Santa Monica Mountains. In mountain areas, potentially damaging wind gusts of 60-65mph are possible, with 40-50mph gusts occurring along the coast and in the valley. Watch for downed tree limbs and power lines, and use caution if driving a high profile vehicle. Strong winds elevate the fire weather concern, but a Red Flag Warning has not been issued.

Red Flag Warning

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The National Fire Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for the Santa Monica Mountains (and other areas) beginning this morning at 4:00 am and going through tomorrow, Wednesday, November 6 at 3:00 pm. Strong surface high pressure building into the great basin tonight will set the stage for a moderate Santa Ana wind event across the area. The strongest Northeast winds will occur across Ventura & Los Angeles counties, with the winds developing across the mountains then filtering down to the coastal and valley areas. The winds will peak in strength this morning then slowly diminish this afternoon as the offshore winds develop. Relative humidity will drop overnight and bottom out in the low teens and single digits on today. Given the combination of gusty winds & low relative humidity, critical fire weather conditions are expected across all coastal areas of Los Angeles County.

Red Flag warnings issued by the National Weather Service identify time periods when conditions are ideal for wildfires. During Red Flag warnings it is especially important to:

  • Report any signs of smoke immediately to emergency responders. If on the Malibu campus call Public Safety at (310) 506-4441. At all other locations report smoke by calling 911.
  • Use caution when disposing of cigarettes and ensure that they are completely extinguished.
  • Minimize any use of open flame in outdoor settings.

Pepperdine Public Safety is monitoring the situation and is prepared to respond to potential wildfires. Additional information regarding Red Flag warnings and Pepperdine’s wildfire response plans is available on the University’s Emergency Information Page, http://emergency.pepperdine.edu, and in the Emergency Preparedness Guide found in WaveNet beginning on page 14.

Emergency Power Outage – Malibu Campus – Update #1

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

While making the necessary repairs, SCE discovered an additional piece of equipment that must be replaced. SCE estimates it will be 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning by the time the equipment is delivered to campus, installed, and the power restored.

Emergency Power Outage – Malibu Campus

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Southern California Edison (SCE) will be making an emergency repair to the Tyler Campus Center (TCC) main power system beginning around 8 p.m. to avoid a potential system failure.  The Malibu campus will remain open and classes will meet as scheduled.

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is maintaining a perimeter around the TCC loading dock, and SCE has asked that the Pepperdine community avoid the area. The repair will require shutting off power to any buildings which are fed by this equipment. These  include the following Malibu campus buildings:

1)      TCC

2)      Smothers

3)      FFH

4)      HH

5)      HAWC

6)      APC

7)      RAC

8)      Elkins

9)      Payson

10)   PLC

11)   PCC

12)   Dorms

13)   Towers

14)   Lovernich

15)   CAC

16)   AMB

17)   KSC

18)   Chapel

19)   Tennis Pavilion

SCE expects the repairs to take up to three hours. For the latest news and information on this repair, please visit Pepperdine’s emergency blog at http://emergency.pepperdine.edu.   

Pepperdine Officials Monitor Wildfire in Ventura County

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Pepperdine University is closely monitoring the Camarillo Springs Fire and weather conditions in Southern California. The University’s campuses in Malibu and Westlake Village are not currently threatened by the fire. Pepperdine will continue to remain in close contact with appropriate county and state agencies to ensure the safety of our campus community.

For the latest information regarding road closures, please call: 310-506-ROAD (7623).