Winter Storm Warning, 2/9/2017

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for late tonight (2/8) into tomorrow (2/9) for New York City and its surrounding areas. Predictions for snowfall accumulation range from 6 to 12 inches.  The Emergency Management Operations Team is actively monitoring conditions.

The National Weather Service is predicting dangerous travel conditions during tomorrow’s commute, with snowfall rates of 1-to-2 inches per hour possible, heavy winds and visibilities of 1/4 mile or less at times.

Please stay safe, exercise caution and allow extra travel time.  We encourage employees to make necessary preparations today ahead of a likely challenging commute tomorrow and to speak with a manager or supervisor about contingency plans if needed.

For assistance with campus and building services, contact Facilities at 212-854-2222 at Morningside, and 212-305-HELP (212-305-4357) at the Medical Center, 24 hours a day.

To report an emergency on campus, call Public Safety at 212-854-5555 at Morningside and 212-305-7979 at the Medical Center.

For real-time weather information, visit the National Weather Serviceor on Twitter @NWSNewYorkNY. Stay informed by signing up for Notify NYC, the City's official source for emergency information, or by visiting New York City’s Severe Weather website.