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Weather advisory issued for this afternoon, evening

June 7, 2007

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting the possibility of severe and damaging storms during the course of Thursday (June 7) afternoon and evening.

As of 1 p.m., UW–Madison is open and all functions are still planned as scheduled.

However, UW–Madison students, faculty and staff are urged to monitor rapidly changing weather conditions. The storm has been predicted to reach Dane County between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., and it is advisable for university students and staff to return home before that time or be prepared to stay in a campus building while the storms pass through.

Please stay tuned to storm updates on the radio, TV or at the official NWS site.

Employees are urged to consult with their supervisors, should the need arise for them to adjust their working hours today. Supervisors are asked to show flexibility in response to requests of employees to arrive late or to leave early because of the weather.

A full listing of university inclement weather guidelines is also available.

Updates on the status of university operations will be posted on this site as warranted.

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