The test of the Allegheny College Emergency Alert System has ended.
TEST: This is a TEST message of the Allegheny College Emergency Alert System. If there were a real emergency, a brief message would provide status information.
Due to the extreme cold and continued concern for the safety of the campus community, Allegheny College will be closed on Thursday, January 31. No classes will be held, and all administrative offices will be closed. Campus dining will open at 8 a.m. on Thursday. Lunch and dinner on Thursday will be normal operations. The campus shuttle will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Pelletier Library will be open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday; Pelletier will resume normal operations on Friday.
Allegheny College will be closed on Wednesday, January 30, due to extremely cold temperatures and wind chills. No classes will be held, and all administrative offices will be closed; residence halls and student dining facilities will remain open. Limited shuttle service will be available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Power has been restored to all buildings on campus. Resume normal operations.
Penelec (the local power company) estimates power will be restored at 11:30am.
There is a report of a power outage at Allegheny and surrounding community. The outage has been reported to officials.
The Tornado Warning for central Crawford County has been cancelled. All clear.
UPDATE: Tornado warning extended to 4:15pm. Continue to take shelter. Wait for all clear.
UPDATE: Tornado has touched down 7 miles north of Meadville. Take immediate shelter. Wait for All Clear.