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Winter storm warning issued

Winter storm warning issued

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 11, 2019

A winter storm clipper system packing strong winds and heavy amounts of precipitation is barreling towards the tristate region and university campus. The National Weather Service (NWS) Office in Paducah, Ky. has issued a winter storm warning for Evansville and the entire USI campus in effect from ...

Digging Out: Winter Weather forces campus to close Friday, Saturday, sets records

During a snow day on campus, freshmen english Major Emily McClusky and sociology major Emily Shipman sled down a hill located in between the Liberal Arts and the Romain College of Business building during the winter weather on January 12.

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

January 16, 2018

The university was met with Winter Storm Warnings for the first time in two years, forcing the campus to close operations entirely Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13.The last record snowfall to hit campus was set in 2016, when the tri-state received more than 10 inches in some spots. According ...

University remains open despite area closings, reported slide-offs

James Vaughn

November 17, 2014

The university announced just after 6 a.m. Monday morning that it is open and operating under normal conditions after the area's first winter storm of the season rolled through the Tri-State overnight. Nearly four inches of snow had fallen on campus by 5 a.m. At least three slide-offs on t...

Campus closes due to winter storm

James Vaughn

December 6, 2013

Students, faculty and staff woke up to a RAVE Alert early Friday morning: “Due to hazardous weather conditions, the USI campus is closed Friday 12/6/13. All classes are cancelled; only essential personnel should report for duty.” Director of Public Safety Stephen Woodall said “essential personnel”...

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