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Assault Near McEachern Hall 10/14/14

On 10-14-2014 at about 9:15 pm WSU Police Officers responded to the report of an assault that had just taken place in the McEachern Hall area. It was near the sidewalk that faces the South Side dining facility. The female victim reported she was struck from behind and then knocked to the ground as she entered her residence. The victim described the suspect as a darker skinned male 5’8″ to 5’11” wearing a brown hoodie and possible camel style backpack. The victim was given a ride to the hospital by WSU PD, where she was treated and released. Anyone with information is asked to call … » More …

Guidance and Recommendations Regarding the EBOLA Virus

The WSU Infectious Disease Response Team (IDRT) has been closely monitoring the evolving threat of the Ebola virus, including outbreaks in several West African countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Guinea) and the recent case of the traveler from Liberia presenting with Ebola infection in Texas. Current steps are being taken by the CDC to minimize the spread of the virus making the risk to the public for this situation quite low.

Health organizations like the CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO) are also working on a global level to contain, and eventually eradicate this threat. Accordingly, members of the university community, including … » More …

Rescheduled: WSUAlert Campus Wide Test Oct. 29th 2014, at 12:05 pm

The fall semester test of the WSUAlert system by the Office of Emergency Management which was originally set for Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 12:05pm has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 29th, at 12:05pm. Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for notification will receive text messages, phone calls, and emails which will be clearly identified as a test. This test will also include the @WSUAlert twitter account and the campus outdoor warning sirens.

Washington State University places the safety and security of its students, employees, and visitors as its highest priority. WSU has developed the WSUAlert! System … » More …

Air Quality Announcement

Currently in Pullman smoke has made the air unhealthy for sensitive groups (sensitive groups include people with heart and lung disease, asthma, diabetes, infants, children, adults older than 65, pregnant women, or who have had a stroke). These people should limit their time outdoors. For more information go to Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page at http://ehs.wsu.edu/ph/wildfiresmoke.html . The page includes links to the Washington Department of Ecology website with current air quality statewide, and precautions to take if the air quality deteriorates. If you have further questions please contact Environmental Health & Safety at 509-335-3041.

Outdoor Air Quality Advisory

Currently in Pullman, and several other locations in eastern Washington, wildfire smoke has made the air unhealthy for sensitive groups (sensitive groups include people with heart and lung disease, asthma, diabetes, infants, children, adults older than 65, pregnant women, or who have had a stroke). These people should limit their time outdoors. For more information go to Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page at http://ehs.wsu.edu/ph/wildfiresmoke.html

The page includes links to the Washington Department of Ecology website with current air quality statewide, and precautions to take if the air quality deteriorates. If you have further questions please contact Environmental Health & Safety … » More …

Traffic Revision Sept 12, 2014

As of about 12:00 Noon today, the Washington State Patrol is at the scene of a fatal collision (no affiliation to WSU) on SR 195 at the Albion Rd. The road will be closed in both directions for probably the next 3 hours. Coming south it will be closed in Colfax so the detour to Pullman will be SR 272 in Colfax to SR 27 and then in to Pullman. If leaving Pullman it will be SR 27 to SR 272 if you are heading north.

Air Quality in Pullman

According to the Department of Ecology, Pullman air quality is currently listed as Unhealthy. Individuals in sensitive groups (sensitive groups include people with heart and lung disease, asthma, diabetes, infants, children, adults older than 65, pregnant women, or who have had a stroke) should limit their time outdoors. For more information go to Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page at http://ehs.wsu.edu/ph/wildfiresmoke.html. The page includes links about current air quality statewide, and precautions to take if the air quality deteriorates. Current air quality listings can be accessed at the Washington Department of Ecology site: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/. Additional information can be found at: https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/ https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/App_AQI/AQI.en-US.pdf

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

This afternoon July 23, 2014 the National Weather Service out of Spokane has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Palouse. The storm may produce large hail up to a ping-ball size in the area. Seek shelter inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows. Flash flooding is potentially a hazard, do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Heat Advisory from Tuesday July 15, 2014 through Wednesday July 16, 2014. High temperatures may range from 100 to 108 degrees in the afternoon, temperatures will be warmest between 1pm and 8pm each afternoon.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatues is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat related illness are possible.

The Washington State Department of Health has the following suggestions for staying cool in hot weather, as well as links to further information:

Stay indoors and … » More …