Weather Response Team
Responsible Division Head or VP
Senior Vice President of Student and Campus Life/Chief Health Officer
Director of Public Safety
Last Known Revision Date
Previous Version Number
Current Procedure Effective Date
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When the weather forecast predicts inclement weather, the Director of Public Safety will convene a conference call with the Weather Response Team (defined below). The Weather Response Team will convene to discuss current conditions and whether any type of suspension of on-campus operations is necessary.
The Weather Response Team will consult the following resources to inform their work prior to the call:
For illustrative purposes, the following procedures assume a weather event for the next morning. Depending on the forecasted timing of the inclement weather, these timeframes will be adjusted.
SUBJ:Conference Call Tomorrow Morning
MSG:Due to anticipated inclement weather we will convene at 5am. Teleconference information to follow
SUBJ:Phone Information For Call
MSG:Tele-Conference number – The number and passcode will be provided in the sent e-2 message
Weather Response Team Conference Call Procedures
Weather Event Communications—
See below for the following examples of:
Late Opening of On-Campus Operations
Full-Day or Evening Suspension of On-Campus Operations
Early Suspension of On-Campus Operations
No Schedule Modification
DATE OF REVISION
(Note: electronic copies of the former versions of the procedure must be maintained within the unit, department, or division)
New procedure document. Outlines basic steps of Weather Response Team.
Updated procedures to reflect language that college is not closed, only suspending on-campus operations.
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IMPLEMENTATION AND COMMUNICATION PLAN – For decision-making purposes only. This will not appear in the Final Procedure that is posted to the Procedure Repository.
The Weather Response Team has been meeting and abiding by most of these procedures for a period of time prior to these procedures being written. VP of Communications will notify the Weather Response Team to refrain from using the word “closed”.