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WSU Pullman Alerts

WSU Alert Fall Semester Test 9/29 at Noon

September 20, 2021 7:47am

The WSU Office of Emergency Management will be conducting the fall semester test of the WSU Alert Pullman system on the Pullman campus Wednesday, September 29th at 12:00 noon.

Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for emergency notifications will receive text messages, phone calls, emails, and desktop alerts on select computers which will be clearly identified as a test.

This test will include the campus outdoor warning sirens, which are designed to warn people on campus to take shelter and seek further information from other WSU Alert resources such as alert.wsu.edu.

During the test, please consider the actions you might take in a real emergency. Look for areas in which you might shelter in place and be aware of exits around you. During a real event, WSU will activate appropriate components of the system to alert people that they should be Aware of the situation, Assess their individual circumstances, and Act to take appropriate safety precautions.

Washington State University Pullman places the safety and security of its students, employees, and visitors as its highest priority. WSU has developed the WSU Alert Pullman System to disseminate official information via email, text messages, telephone, loudspeakers, Alert Website, and other means to notify the campus population of emergencies or threatening situations.

Your consideration, cooperation and patience of students, faculty and staff during the test is greatly appreciated.

Questions can be directed to the WSU Office of Emergency Management at 509-335-7471 or emergencymanagement@wsu.edu. All WSU Pullman students, staff and faculty can subscribe to WSU Alert Pullman. Visit myWSU and register/update your emergency contact information.

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Covid-19 Recovery

June 16, 2021 1:28pm

WSU continues to provide resources and information surrounding the Covid-19 response and recovery.

For Returning to the Workplace:

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Damaging Winds Advisory

IMPACTFUL SPRING STORM EXPECTED SUNDAY IN EASTERN WASHINGTON AND IDAHO PANHANDLE

Damaging Winds

Strongest winds expected Sunday afternoon through evening.  Gusty winds continue through the night, but decrease after sunrise Monday.

Gust potential 50-60 mph, locally 65 mph.
Impacts: Blowing Dust, Power Outages, Downed Trees, Difficult Travel.
Elevated brush fire potential (last year’s dead grass)

Mountain Snow

Moderate to heavy snow will impact the Cascade passes
Snow expected Sunday afternoon through early Monday morning

https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?new&prod=XXXAFDOTX&wfo=otxI

 

 

Spring Semester Test

The WSU Pullman Campus is currently conducting a test of the Emergency Notification System. This system will provide notice & information in emergencies. The WSU Pullman campus is also practicing a campus-wide door locking test. Expect electronic locks on interior and exterior doors to engage beginning at 11:45 a.m. lasting until 12:00 p.m. Use this time to consider what you would do if this were a real event. During all emergencies students, staff, and faculty should be ALERT to developing incidents, ASSESS the situation, and ACT to ensure their own safety.

 

TEST – WSU Pullman Lockdown & Notification

WSU Emergency Management is conducting a test of the WSU Alert Notification System. This system will provide notice & information in emergencies. The WSU Pullman campus is also practicing a campus-wide lockdown. Expect electronic locks on interior and exterior doors to engage beginning at 11:45 a.m lasting until 12:00 Noon. Use this time to consider what you would do if this were a real event. Remember Run, Hide, Fight. During all emergencies students, staff, and faculty should be ALERT to developing incidents, ASSESS the situation, and ACT to ensure their own safety.

For more info visit alert.wsu.edu. This is only a TEST.

April 20 – Pullman Campus Spring Semester Test and Lockdown Drill

The WSU Office of Emergency Management will be conducting the spring semester test of the WSUAlert system on the Pullman campus Thursday, April 20 at 11:45 a.m. Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for emergency notifications will receive text messages, phone calls, and emails which will be clearly identified as a test. This test will also include the campus outdoor warning sirens, which are designed to warn you that you should take shelter and seek further information from other WSU Alert resources such as alert.wsu.edu. Furthermore, WSU will be testing their central locking capabilities with a 15 minute … » More …

Haz Mat Incident Closes College Avenue

There has been a hazardous materials incident at Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory (ETRL). The building and College Avenue are currently closed and crews are responding. Please avoid the area until further notice.   No injuries related to the incident. Crews expect to have the area re-opened today.