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Winter Weather Update

Posted on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/20/2020 at 11:00 AM

Dear UNCG Community,

As communicated yesterday, we continue to monitor the potential winter weather that appears to be heading toward our region. As with any weather event, information is always evolving and subject to change.

Guilford County is currently under a Winter Weather Advisory. The latest forecast still has a wide range of possible levels of snow accumulation from 0-4 inches in the Greensboro area. Winter weather is expected to reach our area this afternoon. Some snow accumulation across the state of North Carolina is likely, with heavier impact expected to the east. Temperatures are expected to climb Friday afternoon, and most surface temperatures are above freezing so we do not expect this to be a long-lasting event – but it could impact travel in our area and around the state.

As a result and in the interest of safety for our community, all classes that begin at 2:00 p.m. or later will be canceled today. Additionally, UNCG will enter Condition 1 of the adverse weather policy beginning at 2:00 p.m. today. This includes:

  • Mandatory Staff report per regular schedule. Non-mandatory Staff report per regular schedule or use compensatory time/annual leave/bonus leave or leave without pay. Supervisors may also allow employees to telework or work flexible schedules.
  • Non-mandatory Staff may have 90 days to make up time missed with supervisory approval.
  • Details on time management and leave policy are available here.

The UNCG Women’s Basketball game will proceed tonight as scheduled. Please contact specific units and departments for questions about other events or activities.

The University will communicate by 9:00 p.m. tonight (Thursday) on the status of operations for tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 21).

As with any adverse weather event, please make decisions about travel based on your personal circumstances and safety.  Ensure you pay attention to all relevant local weather and road condition information when planning travel. And please make sure you continue to monitor your email and Spartan Alerts for the latest information from UNCG.

Wind Advisory in Effect for Guilford County

Posted on Friday, February 7th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/7/20 at 7 AM

A Wind Advisory has been issued for all of central NC today until 5 PM. A 4 to 6 hour period of sustained winds of 15 to 30 MPH, with gusts of 35 to 40 MPH will spread across the area this morning. The strongest winds will occur from now until 1 PM, with breezy conditions continuing into the afternoon.

Weather Update

Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Emergency Management, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/6/20 at 1:55 PM
Dear UNCG Faculty and Staff,
We are closely watching the current severe weather conditions, and we are aware that the storms in our area are creating some concern about travel to and from campus this afternoon.  UNCG is remaining open and operational as normal.
Please continue to monitor the weather forecast and alerts and make decisions about traveling based on your personal circumstances and safety. Faculty, please consider the current circumstances when making decisions regarding class attendance during the duration of the severe weather.

Please pay attention to all relevant local weather and road condition information when planning travel. We will communicate via email, social media, and Spartan Alerts if the situation changes.

Tornado Watch Issued for Guilford County

Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Weather Alerts.
Posted 2/6/20 at 11:00 AM

A  Tornado Watch has been issued for Guilford County and the surrounding area until 5 PM on 2/6/2020. Please have a way to receive a Tornado Warning should one be issued.

Visit the Office of Emergency Management website to learn how you can prepare for a tornado.

TORNADO WARNING – ALL CLEAR

Posted on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 by University Police under Archived, Weather Alerts.
#SPARTANALERT The tornado warning affecting UNCG has passed and is no longer a direct threat to campus.

TORNADO WARNING

Posted on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 by University Police under Archived, Weather Alerts.
#SPARTANALERT A Tornado Warning has been issued for the UNCG area. Seek shelter immediately in the nearest permanent building and remain sheltered until further notice. Move to an interior hallway or room on the lowest floor of the building, avoid windows, and take shelter beneath a desk or heavy furniture.

Severe Weather Potential – Thursday, October 31st

Posted on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Emergency Management, Weather Alerts.
Posted October 30, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

There is a chance for strong storms capable of producing damaging winds and a potential weak tornado between 4 pm and 11 pm tomorrow (10/31/19). Please stay weather aware as this may coincide with campus and community events tomorrow evening.

For real-time campus weather conditions, view the UNCG weather station and weather camera by going to guilford.weatherstem.com/uncg. To learn how you can prepare for emergencies, please go to emg.uncg.edu.

Hurricane Dorian

Posted on Monday, September 2nd, 2019 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Emergency Management, Weather Alerts.
Posted Monday, September 2 @ 8:00 AM

As you may be aware, according to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Dorian could impact the Triad later this week. There is still uncertainty in the forecast, and the impacts to our area are still unknown. Please continue to monitor the forecast and prepare accordingly. 

The UNCG Office of Emergency Management, along with leaders from across our University, are closely monitoring the forecast. We are actively communicating with all of our on- and off-campus partners. The preparedness and safety of our students, faculty and staff is our top priority.

We will provide updates throughout the week, as necessary, via email, spartanalert.uncg.edu and the University’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Moderate Risk of Severe Storms Today (Friday)

Posted on Friday, April 19th, 2019 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Emergency Management, Weather Alerts.
Posted 4/19/2019 @ 8:45 AM

The severe weather threat has been upgraded significantly in North Carolina to include Greensboro for today (Friday, April 19). There will be multiple rounds of storms today with the most damaging storms later this afternoon.

Below is an excerpt from the Raleigh National Weather Service Forecaster Discussion which outlines the threat…

Confidence continues to grow with respect to the severe weather potential Friday afternoon and evening. The latest update from the Storm Prediction Center has upgraded the risk for all of central North Carolina into a Moderate Risk (4 of 5) for severe weather today, the first of it`s kind in our forecast area in over three years (Last time: February 24th, 2016). Primary threats with today`s setup are widespread damaging winds, hail, tornadoes (possibly long-track tornadoes), and localized Flash Flooding. This severe setup has the potential to be a very dangerous situation, with several severe ingredients rarely seen across the eastern seaboard coming together over portions over central North Carolina. NOW IS THE TIME TO FINALIZE EMERGENCY PLANS, REPLENISH YOUR EMERGENCY SUPPLIES IN YOUR SAFE PLACE, AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A RELIABLE WAY TO RECEIVE WATCH/WARNING INFORMATION. Once you are completely prepared, check on your nearby family members and neighbors to ensure they are also prepared and aware.

The NWS updates their briefings frequently when there is a threat of severe weather. To view the latest briefing anytime, go to https://www.weather.gov/media/rah/briefing/NWSRaleighLatestBriefing.pdf.

For real-time campus weather conditions, check out the UNCG weather station and weather camera by going to guilford.weatherstem.com/uncg.

 

 

Severe Weather Potential Friday, April 19

Posted on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 by Zachary Smith under Archived, Emergency Management, Weather Alerts.

The Storm Prediction Center has placed Greensboro in the Enhanced Risk for Severe Storms Friday, April 18. Some of the stronger storms could produce damaging wind gusts, flash flooding, tornadoes, and hail. Please monitor the forecast closely during this time and have a way to receive weather warnings. To learn how you can prepare for severe weather go to emg.uncg.edu/preparedness.

Attached is the latest briefing from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Raleigh which includes an impact summary and timing information.

The NWS updates their briefings frequently when there is a threat of severe weather. To view the latest briefing anytime, go to https://www.weather.gov/media/rah/briefing/NWSRaleighLatestBriefing.pdf.

For real-time campus weather conditions, check out the UNCG weather station and weather camera by going to guilford.weatherstem.com/uncg.

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