SCORE! Fordham may not have to make up for Thursday: admin

B_Wkjp8U8AAsoyCUpdated: Thursday at 3:15 p.m.

It ain’t spring yet.

After announcing that campus would open late Thursday afternoon, school officials said in the morning that all campuses would close for the day as snow continued to fall in the Tri-state area.

Ram Van service was suspended Thursday, and officials said it plans on resuming Friday.

Fordham has already made plans to make up two days in April, which were lost to snow earlier this semester. Both days will follow a Monday schedule.

Officials have not yet said whether another make-up day will be added for lost classes on Thursday. Rose Hill Dean John Harrington said it may not be necessary to make up.

“A lot has to do with considering the number of each day of the week meetings,” Harrington told Fordham Daily. “This is a first Thursday closing.”

He added: “The plan is proposed jointly by all undergraduate colleges and approved by the Provost.”

Experts say New York City will have received 6 to 8 inches of snow by the time the weather system moves out of the area at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

“By noon, several parts of the tri-state had seen more than 4 inches of snow,” NBC New York reported. “Less than 3 inches had fallen in New York and 3.4 inches were recorded at LaGuardia Airport.”

New York City has warned residents of the incoming weather:

  • NYC Department of Sanitation has issued a snow alert for Wednesday beginning at 11 p.m.
  • National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and ending Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • NYC Emergency Management has issued a hazardous travel advisory for Thursday.
  • Gov. Chris Christie declares a State of Emergency in New Jersey as the storm approached. “Tonight’s storm is expected to produce travel hazards and potentially cause power outages throughout the state,” he said.
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