First-Week Flurries?

– Thursday’s Forecast: Snow starting after midnight, slowing to flurries and gradually ending in the afternoon; high in the low 30s- Predicted accumulation: 3 to 5 inches- National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the region Thursday

University policy on adverse weather conditions and school closings: – University Employee Handbook cautions that the University rarely closes despite ill weather or adverse travel conditions locally, but some classes may be canceled even if the University continues to operate on a normal schedule.- Updates on the University’s status can be obtained by calling (202) 994-5050. Information recorded at this number applies to University students and employees at the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses. For information pertaining to the Virginia Campus at Ashburn, call (703) 726-8333. – Information will also be made available to television stations 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9 and radio stations WTOP (1500 AM), WMAL (630 AM), and WAMU (88.5 FM). sources:,

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