The Emergency Management Operations Team is closely monitoring Hurricane Florence. Although the National Weather Service predicts landfall in North Carolina, there currently remains uncertainty regarding the system’s track, intensity and impacts to our area this week.
Columbia University continues to monitor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advisories regarding Zika virus. These travel advisories are for much of the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America, and some areas of Southeast Asia. (See map at http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/).
Snow began falling early this morning across New York City. The Emergency Management Operations Team (EMOT) is actively monitoring weather conditions. While forecasts predict a change to rain later in the day, difficult travel conditions are affecting the morning commute. Intercampus shuttles are delayed and peripheral gates are closed at Morningside for snow removal.