Monitoring the upcoming winter storm, 3/20/2018 10:18 a.m.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City and surrounding areas from midnight tonight until 8:00 a.m. Thursday for heavy mixed winter precipitation transitioning to heavy snow.

March 20, 2018

Current forecasts vary widely, with snowfall accumulations ranging from 3 to 16 inches depending on the source of the forecast and the location.  The Emergency Management Operations Team is actively monitoring the situation and will send another communication later this afternoon as forecasts for the storm continue to develop.

In Case of Emergency:
Campus Operations is available to assist with campus and building services. At Morningside and Manhattanville, contact the Facilities Services Center at 212-854-2222, 24 hours a day. At the Medical Center, contact Facilities Management at 212-305-HELP (4357), option 3, or after-hours call Public Safety at 212-305-8100.  For any other emergencies, please contact Public Safety at 212-854-5555 (Morningside), 212-853-3333 (Manhattanville), 212-305-7979 (CUIMC), or 911 if appropriate.

Stay informed:
The EMOT team will keep you updated by email and/or text as well as via the University homepage, the Columbia Preparedness site and the Medical Center Operations site as new information becomes available that impacts you or our campus.  For real-time weather information, visit the National Weather Service. 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.