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Community Notice: WVU to monitor weather conditions, plans normal operations

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West Virginia University will monitor conditions as predicted inclement weather moves into the Morgantown area Thursday and Friday, Jan. 6-7.

The University currently plans normal operations; however, WVU students and employees should call ahead before venturing out to ensure locations and services are open as conditions may change or services may be limited.

Employees and students should use good judgment when traveling in inclement weather. Additional information about weather emergencies is available from University Police at

Supervisors are asked to be flexible and understanding with staff members to accommodate childcare and potentially hazardous road conditions.

University officials will continue to closely monitor reports from the National Weather Service, as well as state, local and campus conditions to provide additional updates if necessary.

Updates will be provided through a variety of outlets, including WVU Alert system, MIX email and, MOUNTAINEER E-News, email and Social media accounts such as @WVUsafety on Twitter and the WVU Safety and Wellness Facebook will also share updates.

Read more about WVU’s inclement weather policy.

WVU Tech and Potomac State College will make decisions for their respective campuses based on local conditions.

WVU Extension Service will follow its internal inclement weather policy, which can be found at

A Community Notice is part of WVU’s three-tiered emergency notification system used to enhance student and employee safety and provide useful information to the community.



Executive Director of Communications
University Relations

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