Mississippi Valley State University

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UNIVERSITY CANCELLING EVENING CLASSES TONIGHT

April 18, 2013

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT: The University including the GHEC (Greenville Higher Education Center) will cancel evening classes tonight, Thursday, April 18, 2013 due to notification and warning from the National Weather Service of severe inclement weather. (see below).  At present, the University is scheduled to resume Friday, April 18, 2013 and return to its regular working business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Any further potential changes in the University’s operational schedule will be communicated via the MVSU web-site and/or via e-mail through MVSU News. Please remember to take every precaution necessary towards ensuring your safety and security while traveling on the roads.

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...

HUMPHREYS COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...

THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BELZONI...

LEFLORE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ITTA BENA...GREENWOOD...

SOUTHEASTERN BOLIVAR COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI...

THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SHAW...

SUNFLOWER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI..

 

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...RULEVILLE...MOORHEAD...INDIANOLA...

CENTRAL ISSAQUENA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...

NORTHERN SHARKEY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...

THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF ROLLING FORK...

 

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT

 

* AT 500 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A

LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE

HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF SHAW TO 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HOLLY RIDGE TO 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF PANTHER BURN TO 16 MILES WEST OF ROLLING FORK MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

 

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...

SHAW AND HOLLY RIDGE BY 505 PM CDT...

PANTHER BURN BY 515 PM CDT...

NITTA YUMA...ROLLING FORK AND INDIANOLA BY 520 PM CDT...

RULEVILLE...BLAINE...DELTA CITY AND SUNFLOWER BY 525 PM CDT...

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

WINDS OF 60 MPH CAN BRING DOWN TREES...POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURYAND PROPERTY DAMAGE. ROOFS OF MOBILE HOMES AND OUTBUILDINGS COULD BE DAMAGED...AND MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO WELL BUILT HOMES AND STRUCTURES COULD OCCUR.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT THURSDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS AND NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI.