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Pullman Police Department news release regarding shooting near WSU Pullman Campus

UPDATE Sunday, October 29, 2017 – 10:15 a.m.

The Pullman Police Department has issued the following news release providing detail into the shooting incident that occurred in a neighborhood near to the WSU Pullman campus.

Shooting Injures Two

PULLMAN – On October 29, 2017 at about 1:45 am, Pullman Police officers heard two gunshots as they were responding to a noise complaint in the 1000 block of Duncan. When officers arrived on Duncan Lane, they found numerous persons running in all directions. Officers located two victims with gunshot wounds; a 19-year-old male with a wound to his right torso, and a … » More …

Wind advisory in effect starting at 1PM

A strong cold front presses through the region today bringing windy conditions especially during the afternoon and early evening. Wind gusts varying from 35 to 45 mph will be common between noon and 6PM. Brief gusts around 50 mph or stronger may occur with the cold front passage during the late afternoon.

WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* Winds…Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing…1 PM to 8 pm PDT today.

* Impacts…Winds this strong can make driving difficult …especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Localized … » More …

Successful Test of WSU Alert System

The Office of Emergency Management conducted the fall semester test of the WSU Alert System yesterday, October 12th  at 12:05 p.m. The test reached ­20,451 students, faculty and staff within five minutes via text, phone call and email. The campus outdoor warning sirens and computer pop-up notification messages were also tested. During yesterday’s test, all notification mechanisms were activated, therefore recipients may have received multiple alerts. WSU encourages students, faculty and staff to be personally aware of developing incidents, assessing each emergency individually, and taking actions to ensure the safety of all.

 

If you feel as though you should have received an emergency notification, … » More …

Test of WSU Alert System

This is a test of the WSU Alert System. On October 12th at 12:05 p.m. test notifications were sent out to WSU students, faculty and staff who were signed up to receive alerts through MyWSU. Notifications were sent out via text, phone call and email. The campus outdoor warning sirens were tested. Most computers associated with WSU also received a pop-up notification. The WSU Alert system was created to disseminate time critical safety information to the campus population. WSU encourages students, faculty and staff to be personally AWARE of developing incidents, ASSESS each emergency individually, and ACT to ensure their own safety.

 

If you … » More …

WSU Alert Fall Semester Test Thursday, October 12th

The WSU Office of Emergency Management will be conducting the fall semester test of the WSU Alert system October 12th at 12:05 p.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 and computer pop-up alerts.

Washington State University places the safety and security of its students, employees, and visitors as its highest priority. WSU has developed the WSU Alert System to disseminate official information via email, text messages, telephone, loudspeakers, Alert Website, … » More …

Air Quality Alert

AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THURSDAY AUGUST
31st

Smoke from wildfires in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington is
expected to affect Eastern Washington until increased wind
Thursday allow improvement. Until that time air quality will
vary between good and unhealthy depending on wind direction
and time of day.

Children, the elderly, and individuals with respiratory illnesses are
most at risk of serious health effects. If you experience respiratory
distress, you should speak with your physician.

All clear declared on alleged bomb threat – Pullman campus resumes normal operations

All clear declared on alleged bomb threat – Pullman campus resumes normal operations

The Washington State University Police Department completed sweeps of a number of buildings on the WSU Pullman campus overnight and has reaffirmed that the bomb threat called in late afternoon on August 3 was a hoax.

 

 

Late Thursday afternoon (August 3), the Washington State University Police Department received a call from an individual who claimed to have placed several explosive devices on WSU’s Pullman campus. The caller did not provide detail regarding the alleged devices and the threat does not appear to be credible.

Out of an abundance of caution, … » More …

Pullman Area Wind Alert

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for portions of Washington including the Palouse.  Winds of 25-35mph, with gusts to 55 are expected this evening.  This warning is in effect until 7:00am Tuesday, June 13.