Update #6: Pepperdine Monitoring Wildfire Activity

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Pepperdine officials continue to monitor wildfires throughout the region. Forecasters expect wind speeds to reduce this evening and overnight, though dry and windy conditions may continue through the expiration of the Red Flag Warning tomorrow at 6 PM. Dry conditions and light winds are expected to continue through Saturday. 

Due to these favorable conditions, this will serve as the final EOC update for the day unless conditions significantly change. The EOC will continue to monitor conditions overnight and will update the community as needed. The University has augmented its staffing, including Public Safety personnel, to ensure readiness to respond to emerging conditions. 

All Pepperdine campuses remain open, and classes are being held as regularly scheduled. 

Please be advised of the following:

  • Community members whose homes are affected by the fire or road closures should follow the directions of their local governmental agencies. 
  • The latest road condition information is available on the University’s Road Condition hotline at 310.506.ROAD (7623).
  • Commuter students whose residences may be impacted by the fires and need a place to stay are encouraged to contact Public Safety throughout the evening at 310.506.4442 to be connected with the on-duty resident director.
  • The latest information from Pepperdine’s EOC is also available on the University’s Emergency Information Page or on the emergency hotline at 888.286.5659.