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Thursday, September 7, 2017

No Significant Impact to SU Expected from Atlantic Storms

Emergency Preparedness

Friday, September 8, 3:15 p.m.

SALISBURY, MD---At this time, hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia are not predicted to have significant impact to Salisbury University and surrounding areas.

The University continues to monitor these storms in the event their paths change. Currently, this weekend’s forecast for the area is pleasant, with a chance of showers early next week.

Please follow local media, or check the National Weather Service at or The Weather Channel at for any updates.

For more information about SU’s emergency preparedness efforts, visit


Thursday, September 7, noon

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma as it approaches the U.S. The University also is aware of other severe storms that have formed in the Atlantic.

The path of Irma beyond early next week remains unclear. At this time, the National Weather Service has not issued any warnings or watches for Wicomico County or the surrounding area.

The SU Emergency Preparation Committee has plans in place should this or any other weather-related emergency be predicted to impact the University. Any potential class cancellation, campus closure or evacuation in an emergency situation would be announced via the University’s website, SU Facebook and Twitter accounts, and local media, and updated as necessary.

For more information about SU’s emergency preparedness efforts, visit

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