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Thursday, February 26, 2015

SU Reopens 10 a.m. Friday, February 27

8:30 p.m. Thursday, February 26

Winter Weather Advisory

Salisbury University reopens Friday, February 27, at 10 a.m.  Liberal leave policy is in effect for non-essential personnel.  Personnel must notify their supervisors prior to the beginning of their regularly scheduled shift if they intend to use leave.
 
Despite the best efforts to clear roads, parking lots and sidewalks, freezing weather can result in ice reforming. Please continue to use caution while driving and walking.

 

 

10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 26

Salisbury University is closed and classes are canceled on Thursday, February 26. Only those employees designated as essential personnel should report to work. Non-essential personnel with questions about their schedule should contact their supervisors.

As part of the University’s Emergency Preparedness Plan, essential campus functions will be maintained. Following are some of the services available today, weather conditions permitting:
 

  • Blackwell Library will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (no services).
  • The Commons Dining Services will maintain regular operating hours until 7:30 p.m.   Although the Gull’s Nest will be closed in the Guerrieri University Center, Cool Beans will be open until 5 p.m.
  • IT labs and the Help Desk will be open until 7 p.m.
  • The Guerrieri University Center is open until 5 p.m.  (Services may be limited.)
  • Maggs Physical Activities Center and the University Fitness Club will operate as scheduled.
  • SU Police will remain open 24 hours.

For medical emergencies, please call 911.

Basketball games are tentatively schedule to be played this evening. Please check the Athletics website after noon today for confirmation.

Temperatures may dip into the teens tonight with north winds up to 18 MPH. Snow showers may continue, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Please dress warmly if you must go out and exert extra care while walking because of hazardous conditions.

The NWS also encourages motorists to travel with caution due to an expected accumulation of snow and ice, especially on bridges, overpasses and secondary roads, and reduced visibility caused by falling snow during the overnight and early morning hours.

The campus community is urged to periodically check the SU website and email, and monitor local media for information regarding campus services and reopening.

 

6:45 a.m. Thursday, February 26

Salisbury University is now closed and classes are canceled on Thursday, February 26. Only those employees designated as essential personnel should report to work. Non-essential personnel with questions about their schedule should contact their supervisors.
 
SU Police will remain open 24 hours.  For medical emergencies, call 911.
 
Please dress warmly if you must go out and exert extra care while walking because of hazardous conditions and extreme cold. The National Weather Service also encourages motorists to travel with caution due to an expected accumulation of snow and ice, especially on bridges, overpasses and secondary roads, and reduced visibility caused by falling snow during the overnight and early morning hours.
 
The campus community is urged to periodically check the SU website and email, and monitor local media for information regarding campus services and reopening.

 

5 a.m. Thursday, February 26

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University opens at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 26.  Essential personnel will report to work. Liberal leave policy is in effect for non-essential personnel, who must notify their supervisors prior to the beginning of their regularly scheduled shift if they intend to use leave.
 
Despite the best efforts to clear roads, parking lots and sidewalks, freezing weather can result in ice reforming.  Please use extra care while walking and driving, especially on bridges, overpasses and secondary roads.

 

2:15 p.m. Wednesday, February 25

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Wicomico County, in effect from 10 p.m. Wednesday, February 25, until 4 p.m. Thursday, February 26. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Hazards: Snow

* Accumulation: Snow Accumulation is expected to be 3 to 6 inches

* Winds: Northeast 10 to 15 MPH.

* Temperatures: Mid to upper 20s

* Timing: Light snow will overspread the region around midnight Wednesday and increase in coverage and intensity into Thursday Morning.  The snow is expected to taper off to light snow showers late Thursday morning or early Thursday afternoon.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions: A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or are occurring.  Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous.

 

 

11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 25

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Wicomico County, in effect from Wednesday, February 25, at 10 p.m. until Thursday, February 26, at 1 p.m.

* Hazards: Snow

* Accumulation: Snow Accumulation is expected to be 2 to 3 inches

* Winds: Northeast 5 to 10 MPH.

* Timing: Light snow will overspread the region around midnight Wednesday with increases in coverage and intensity overnight. The snow is expected to taper off to light snow showers late Thursday morning.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions: A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties.  Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities.  Use caution while driving.


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