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Bolivar County remains under Tornado Watch until 8 p.m. and Wind Advisory until 6 p.m.

By November 17, 2015Severe Weather

Bolivar County remains under a Tornado Watch until 8 p.m. and a Wind Advisory until 6 p.m. The Flash Flood Watch extends until Wednesday morning.

Students and employees who commute to campus for evening classes should check their local weather and use their best judgment regarding the safety of travel based on their local conditions.

Updates and notifications of campus status will be available at, the university’s Facebook page (, Twitter account (@DeltaState), and through the Okra Alert Emergency System.

 Anyone who has not yet registered his or her cell phone number for emergency text alerts is encouraged to do so now by completing the following steps:      

1.     Login to your “My DSU” account:
2.     Choose the “Personal Information” section and the “Enroll in Okra Alert” option.
3.     Add your cell phone number (with area code).