The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a winter weather advisory for Bolivar County ending at midnight tonight.
According to the NWS statement, periods of light sleet and snow are expected. Accumulation of up to an inch of snow is possible. The conditions will create slick spots on roadways, mainly on bridges and overpasses. Be prepared for slippery roads, and use caution while driving.
Based on current weather predictions, the university will operate under normal business hours today. Updates and notifications of campus status will be available at www.deltastate.edu, the university’s Facebook page (facebook.com/deltastateuniversity), Twitter account (@deltastate), and through the Okra Alert Emergency System. Or, you can call for an update at 662-846-4155.
Decisions regarding scheduled athletic events will be posted on the Delta State Athletics website (www.gostatesmen.com) and social media outlets.
For the status of other scheduled university events, contact the event sponsor.
Anyone who has not yet registered his or her cell phone number for emergency text alerts is encouraged to do so now by completing the following steps:
1. Login to your “My DSU” account: https://banapp2.deltastate.edu:9010/dsu/twbkwbis.P_GenMenu?name=homepage
2. Choose the “Personal Information” section and the “Enroll in Okra Alert” option.
3. Add your cell phone number (with area code).