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Classes canceled at RMU on Thursday

Classes canceled at RMU on Thursday

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Classes at Robert Morris University have been canceled for Thursday. University officials issued the notice at approximately 1:35 p.m. on Wednesday via the RMU Alert system. Classes were canceled on Wednesday after subzero temperatures and wind chills reaching as low as -25 degrees...

Extreme cold enters region with arctic temperatures, many schools cancel class

Extreme cold enters region with arctic temperatures, many schools cancel class

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A strong winter weather system known as a polar vortex is sweeping across the country, sending temperatures in many cities plummeting to sub-arctic levels. Schools and universities across the region have canceled classes on Wednesday in preparation for what could be one of the coldest...

Petition to cancel RMU classes during polar vortex garners more than 2,200 signatures

Petition to cancel RMU classes during polar vortex garners more than 2,200 signatures

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A petition created by a Robert Morris University student to cancel classes during what could be the coldest day of the year has gathered more than a third of the student body's support. UPDATE: Robert Morris University has canceled classes on Wednesday and Thursday. The petition, which ...

Moon Area School District closed Wednesday due to extreme cold

Moon Area School District closed Wednesday due to extreme cold

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - School districts around the Pittsburgh region will be closed on Wednesday as a winter weather system carrying subzero arctic air moves through the region. The Moon Area School District announced on Facebook Tuesday afternoon that they will not have classes as temperatures are expected to re...

Polar vortex to bring severe cold, freezing weather

Polar vortex to bring severe cold, freezing weather

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A winter weather system moving into the western Pennsylvania region this week will bring subzero temperatures to the region. According to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, temperatures on Wednesday are expected to drop to a low of -1 degree with a high of only 12 degrees. ...

Wind Chill Advisory issued as temperatures rapidly drop

Wind Chill Advisory issued as temperatures rapidly drop

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHiP - A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued following a winter storm system that moved through the Pittsburgh area. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh issued a Wind Chill Advisory which took effect for most of western Pennsylvania at 7 p.m. Sunday evening and will remain in effect until 1 p.m....