Tag Weather

A recent history of weather-related campus cancellations, closings

January 28, 2014

Dec. 20, 2012 – In response to heavy snow, campus cancels and reschedules final exams, which was a complicated and difficult task. Problems are exacerbated by Madison Metro’s decision not to resume service on Dec. 21.

Update: No changes to Winter Commencement plans

December 22, 2013

The Winter Commencement ceremony will take place as scheduled at the Kohl Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. Extra crews have worked through the night to clear nearby sidewalks and plow parking lots.

Tip: The 12 days of experts

December 11, 2013

For many, the holiday season brings joy, fun and cookies. Lots of cookies.

Weather: More data + more computers = better forecasts

September 9, 2013

Been beefing about weather forecasts? Did the “experts” miss a thunderstorm, botch the rainfall prediction, mistake cloudy for sunny or windy for calm? You’re not alone. Forecasts of weather are already way better than forecasts of, say, unemployment or grain harvests, but that doesn’t lead us to predict that the caterwauling over weather forecasts will dampen.

April 15-19 is Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week

April 9, 2013

Gov. Scott Walker has declared April 15-19, 2013 as Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin.