Posted on 02/11/2014
Based on current information from the National Weather Service, there is a possibility for inclement weather tonight. At this time, the university will maintain its regular class schedule and business hours on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. However, if weather conditions worsen, Mississippi Valley State University will make an announcement on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 5 a.m. about the status of the institution. As usual, Faculty, staff, and students are urged to use caution to ensure personal safety.
Also, check the MVSU web site, Facebook page (facebook.com/mississippivalley), Twitter account (@mvsudevils) and the Fast Command Alert Emergency System for notifications. As well, monitor local news outlets for changing conditions, advisories and alerts and exercise caution when venturing outdoors.
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Posted on 02/11/2014
Mississippi Valley State University will close today (Tuesday, February 11) due to inclement weather. All day and evening classes are cancelled.
Faculty, staff, and students are urged to use caution to ensure personal safety. Check the MVSU Web site, Facebook page (facebook.com/mississippivalley), Twitter account (@mvsudevils) and the Fast Command Alert Emergency System Wednesday morning for notifications about Wednesday classes. Monitor local news outlets for changing conditions, advisories and alerts.
Posted on 2/11/2014 at 8:14 pm
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
754 PM CST TUE FEB 11 2014
...WINTER STORM TO CAUSE SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS TO PARTS OF THE REGIONbTONIGHT...
...DETERIORATING CONDITIONS SPREADING INTO JACKSON METRO AREA...
AT 745 PM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR DUAL-POL PRODUCTS
INDICATE A LARGE AREA OF MIXED FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OVERSPREADING MUCH OF THE REGION ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MACON...TO JACKSON...TO NATCHEZ. IN ADDITION...A MIX WITH OR CHANGE OVER TO SNOW ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE SLEET AND RAIN MIX HAS OCCURRED OVER PARTS OF NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS AND NORTHEAST LOUISIANA.
RAPIDLY DETERIORATING CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING AT THIS TIME WITH NUMEROUS REPORTS OF SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS OF ROADS...BRIDGES...AND OVERPASSES COMING IN FROM NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS AND WEST AND NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI. THICK GLAZING OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IS BEING REPORTED. GLAZING OF TREES AND POWERLINES
HAS STARTED WITH THE LIKELIHOOD OF POWER OUTAGES BECOMING MORE LIKELY THROUGH THE EVENING IN AREAS WHERE PRECIPITATION REMAINS PRIMARILY FREEZING RAIN. THIS SHOULD BE OVER PARTS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI DELTA.
TEMPERATURES IN THE ARKLAMISS DELTA REGION REMAIN IN THE 26 TO 30 DEGREE RANGE THIS EVENING...AND AS STEADY...OCCASIONALLY HEAVY...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW CONTINUE...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL EVEN BECOME WORSE. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WITH SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...WITH AN INCREASING POSSIBILITY FOR SNOW TO MIX IN WITH THE PRECIPITATION OVER SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS AND EXTREME NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI. THIS COULD RESULT IN SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1-3 INCHES ON TOP OF THE INITIAL SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN MIX.
MUCH HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IS CURRENTLY SPREADING INTO THE JACKSON METROPOLITAN AREA. TEMPERATURES CURRENTLY RANGE FROM 31 TO 33 DEGREES...AND IN AREAS WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE AT OR BELOW FREEZING...ICING OF BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL LIKELY DEVELOP RAPIDLY. THIS WILL BE MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR ON ELEVATED ROADWAYS SUCH AS THE STACK...AND ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.
THIS IS A RAPIDLY EVOLVING WINTER WEATHER SITUATION. KEEP UP TO DATE ON LATEST UPDATES.
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