UCF warns students to prepare as Dorian could hit Florida

Students at the University of Central Florida (UCF) are being told to prepare as Dorian could hit Florida.

UCF Police released a statement on Wednesday telling students that the school is taking all precautions to prepare for any potential impact. They also are encouraging students to prepare.

"Now is the time to prepare, not panic. Have a plan for your personal safety and communication with loved ones. Also consider stocking up basic necessities, such as nonperishable food, water, flashlights, medication and other supplies that could be useful during hurricane season," the school wrote.

You can read the rest of their statement below.



Dorian, which is now a hurricane, is expected to hit Florida as a Category 3 hurricane on Monday.

For the latest on Dorian, visit ORLANDOHURRICANE.com.

You can also monitor the tropics with the Fox 35 Weather App.