3/26/16 – Winter Weather Advisory Issued 12:00am – 9:00pm

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area from midnight to 9:00pm on Saturday, March 26, 2016.  Stay tuned in to the latest forecast details, particularly if you have travel plans during the period.  More details can be found at www.weather.gov/pub

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTIES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD
  SNOW ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...WHICH COULD
  BECOME LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 5 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK...SNOWPACKED AND ICY WITH
  RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS UNDER THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS THIS
  EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

3/23/16 – Campus Closure Effective 1:00pm Today

UCCSAlert: UCCS will be closing at 1:00pm on Wed, March 23, 2016 due to hazardous weather. Classes and activities after 1:00pm today are CANCELLED.

  • Dining and Food Services will be operating  to serve residents according to the spring break schedule at the Lodge
  • Police and dispatch operations remain available should you need their services
  • Resident Assistants are available for assistance with housing issues

3/23/16 – Winter Weather Advisory & High Wind Warning In Effect Until 6:00pm

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for campus until 6:00pm this evening.  Additionally, a High Wind Warning is also in effect for our area until 6:00pm.

Preparedness actions:

  • If you are planning to travel, stay up to date with the latest forecast information by visiting www.weather.gov/pub, and the latest travel conditions by visiting www.cotrip.org
  • Drive safely in areas of strong cross winds
  • Secure outdoor items which may become airborne, or be damaged, by high winds

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2/18/16 – Red Flag Warning & High Wind Warning In Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning, in effect from 11:00am to 8:00pm today.  A Red Flag Warning is issued when warm temperatures, strong winds, low humidity, and dry fuels are likely to contribute to high fire danger in the affected area.

Preparedness actions:

  • Avoid outdoor burning or using open flames
  • Properly dispose of smoking materials in approved and secured containers
  • Call 719.255.3111 immediately if you observe smoke or flames on campus properties, or 911 if at an off-campus location

Additionally, a High Wind Warning is in effect until 5:00am on Friday, February 19th.  A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is occurring or is expected.  While strong and gusty winds are likely over all of Colorado Springs, the area of greatest impact will be near and/or west of I-25.

Preparedness actions:

  • Drive safely in areas of strong cross winds
  • Secure outdoor items which may become airborne, or be damaged, by high winds

CLOSED – All Classes & Activities For Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Cancelled

UCCSAlert: UCCS is CLOSED for Tuesday, February 2, 2016 due to inclement weather. ALL classes & activities are CANCELLED.

  • Dining and Food Services will be operating dining operations to serve residents according to schedule for Roaring Forks and the Lodge
  • Police and dispatch operations remain available should you need their services
  • Resident Assistants are available for assistance with housing issues
  • Shuttles will NOT be operational during the closure

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11:00am Tuesday morning.  Continue to monitor local forecast information by visiting www.weather.gov/pub

CLOSED – All Classes & Activities For Monday, February 1, 2016 Cancelled

UCCSAlert: UCCS is CLOSED for Monday, February 1, 2016 due to inclement weather. ALL classes & activities are CANCELLED.

  • Dining and Food Services will be operating dining operations to serve residents according to schedule for Roaring Forks and the Lodge
  • Police and dispatch operations remain available should you need their services
  • Shuttles will NOT be operational during the closure

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 11:00am Tuesday morning.  Continue to monitor local forecast information by visiting www.weather.gov/pub

 

1/31/16 – Winter Storm Warning Issued 5pm Sunday – 11am Tuesday

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued from 5:00pm today through 11:00am Tuesday.  Stay tuned for the most updated forecast details as the storm approaches, and check back often as it continues to evolve.  The latest forecast details can be found at www.weather.gov/pub

Any campus delays or closures throughout the period will be sent via UCCSAlerts, and can also be found on this page, at www.uccs.edu, or by calling the closure line at 719.255.3346.

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Forecast details from National Weather Service Pueblo (as of 2:45pm 1/31/16):

  • This Afternoon Snow. High near 30. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow. Low around 19. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Monday Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 24. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Monday Night Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 12. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

 

UPDATE: 1/4/2016 – 4:55pm – Crime Occurred

UPDATE – UCCSAlert: 4:55p Officers have checked all buildings & lots, suspects believed to have left the area. Report suspicious activity 255.3111

4:05pm – UCCSAlert: Attempted armed robbery occurred near Centennial Hall at 3:30p. Suspects not in custody, last seen westbound on campus. Suspects reported to be three black males. Vehicle is a newer Nissan Sentra, CO license QNP 533. Do not approach, call UCCSPD 255.3111 if seen.