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Saturday, March 3, 2018

Wind Advisory Issued for Wicomico County Mar. 3

Weather AlertSaturday, March 3, 8 a.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a wind advisory for Wicomico County and the surrounding area until noon Saturday, March 3.

During that time, sustained winds between 20 and 30 mph are expected, with gusts up to 50 mph. Winds are forecasted to remain relatively strong throughout the weekend, tapering off to 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph on Saturday evening and 25 mph on Sunday, March 4. Winds from 11-14 mph are expected on Monday, March 5 as the remainder of the nor'easter storm system leaves the area.

SU continues to remain open. Please monitor local media, and the SU website, Facebook and Twitter pages for any updates.

For the latest on the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.

 

Friday, March 2, 9:45 a.m.

SALISBURY, MD---Winds up to 25 mph are expected to continue in Wicomico County and surrounding areas until Monday, March 5, following this weekend’s nor’easter, according to information recently released by the National Weather Service (NWS)

An NWS high wind warning remains in effect for the region until 6 a.m. Saturday, March 3. During that time, sustained winds of up to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph, are expected. In addition, the storm may bring a mix of rain, sleet and snow to the area on Friday, March 2, with no accumulation expected.

Tides also are forecasted to be higher than normal, potentially resulting in coastal flooding.

Those on campus and beyond are cautioned to watch out for flying debris, fallen tree limbs and other potential hazards. Fallen trees, minor structural damage and scattered power outages in the region also are possible.

SU remains open at this time. Please monitor local media, and the SU website, Facebook and Twitter pages for any updates.

For the latest on the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.

 

Friday, March 2, 8 a.m.

SALISBURY, MD---A high wind warning, issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), remains in effect for Wicomico County and surrounding areas until 6 a.m. Saturday, March 3.

Those on campus and beyond are cautioned to watch out for flying debris, fallen tree limbs and other potential hazards.

The NWS continues to expect fallen trees and scattered power outages as a result of the expected nor’easter. Sustained winds up to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph, are predicted during the warning period, with potential lasting effects into Saturday.

SU remains open at this time. Please monitor local media, and the SU website, Facebook and Twitter pages for any updates.

For the latest on the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.

 

Thursday, March 1, 1:30 p.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service has upgraded Wicomico County and surrounding areas to a high wind warning from 4 a.m. Friday, March 2, to 6 a.m. Saturday, March 3.

The NWS continues to expect fallen trees and scattered power outages as a result of the expected nor’easter. Sustained winds up to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph, are predicted during the warning period, with potential lasting effects into Saturday.

SU is still expected to remain open at this time. Please monitor local media, and the SU website, Facebook and Twitter pages for any updates.

For the latest on the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.

 

Thursday, March 1, 9:30 a.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch from Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, in Wicomico County and surrounding areas.

As a result of a nor’easter expected to impact the region, sustained winds up to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph, are forecasted from Friday morning through Saturday morning. Fallen trees, scattered power outages and minor structural damage are possible, the NWS said. Winds are expected to die down by Saturday evening.

The storm also will bring an elevated risk of coastal flooding, with water levels up to 1.5 feet above normal.

SU is expected to remain open during this time. Please monitor local media, and the SU website, Facebook and Twitter pages for any updates.

For the latest on the weather online, visit the National Weather Service website at www.noaa.gov and the Weather Channel at www.weather.com.

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