Winter storm warning issued for Centre County

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In anticipation of snow and the potential for freezing rain, the National Weather Service in State College has issued a winter storm warning for Centre County and most of central Pennsylvania. The warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, with forecasts calling for 4 to 7 inches of snow and up to two-tenths of an inch of ice, which could cause difficult travel conditions.

Faculty, staff and students can stay informed about the status of classes and activities at University Park by using any of Penn State’s official weather sources: PSUAlert; the University’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts; the Penn State News website, and WPSU TV and radio. WPSU can be heard at 91.5 FM in State College, Bellefonte, Lock Haven and surrounding areas, and 90.1 FM in northern Pennsylvania counties.

All employees and students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own safety. Faculty, staff and students should use their own best judgment when considering traveling to campus or the need to leave early during times of inclement weather. Faculty and staff also should review Handling Weather Day Absences (Human Resources Guideline 10) on the web at https://policy.psu.edu/policies/hrg10 for specific information on how time missed for weather situations is handled.

For information on class attendance policies, visit http://undergrad.psu.edu/aappm/E-11-class-attendance.html and Faculty Senate Policy 42-27 (Class Attendance).

For additional weather-related resources and information, visit https://news.psu.edu/story/553204/2019/01/08/campus-life/when-winter-weather-strikes-resources-university-park-community.

Last Updated February 11, 2019