Winter storm warning issued for most of Centre Region

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The National Weather Service in State College has issued a winter storm warning for much of Centre County and most of central Pennsylvania beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, through 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Predicted snowfall totals of 5 to 9 inches could create the potential for hazardous travel conditions Thursday morning. 

Faculty, staff and students can stay informed about the status of classes and activities at University Park by using Penn State's PSUAlert system, Facebook page, 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. Other local television and radio stations also will inform the public of any weather-related delays or cancellations.

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 during times of inclement weather. Faculty and staff also should review Handling Weather Day Absences (Human Resources Guideline 10) for specific information on how time missed for weather situations is handled.

For information on class attendance policies, visit http://handbook.psu.edu/content/class-attendance and http://studentaffairs.psu.edu/health/welcome/illnessVerification/.

For answers to frequently asked questions about University Park weather events, visit http://news.psu.edu/story/181480/2015/11/24/health-and-safety/penn-state-university-park-weather-faq

Last Updated February 08, 2017