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Emergency Preparedness Program

Weather Emergency Weather Emergency

Severe storms can occur at any time of year and affect operations at the university. Thunderstorms, hail, blizzards, ice storms, high winds and heavy rain can develop quickly and threaten life and property. In the event of a weather emergency, listen to the local radio or television stations for severe weather warnings and advice prior to commuting to campus.

York University Security Services continuously monitors weather conditions and the latest forecasts. Persons on campus may be notified of a weather emergency or a potential weather emergency through a variety of methods including through the use of messaging on the LCD screens located throughout campus.

Weather Emergency Information is also updated immediately on the following website: should the university weather emergency procedures be adopted.

Further information on weather emergencies including the York Secretariat’s weather emergency policy can be found on the following website: