Winter storm warning comes to Pullman

WSU will send alert if classes are canceled Wednesday due to weather conditions

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DEX ALTAVILLA

Pullman Transit shut down at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday due to “dangerous road conditions.”

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter

Pullman is set to experience heavy snowfall Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon, receiving a winter storm warning, according to the National Weather Service. 

The winter storm warning is in effect through 7 p.m. on Thursday, and residents can expect up to a foot of snow in certain areas of the Palouse, according to the National Weather Service. 

If WSU campus remains safe, classes and offices will remain open, but the university will send a WSU Alert if weather will cancel classes, according to a WSU press release. Regardless of the status of classes, Facilities Services, dining and WSU PD will remain on campus. 

The release urged students to opt into receiving weather alerts from my.wsu.edu and stay vigilant and up to date on all weather warnings. 

Snowy conditions increased vehicular crashes on Monday, as the Pullman Police Department responded to 49 collisions and 11 disabled vehicles. The Moscow Police Department responded to 17 crashes and two disabled vehicles, according to Pullman Radio.

Pullman PD said individuals should stay home if travel is not necessary and to travel with caution, avoiding steep hills, according to a Pullman PD Twitter post

Pullman Transit shut down at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday due to “dangerous road conditions” and resumed at 7:15 p.m., according to a City of Pullman Facebook post. Pullman Transit’s preparation and plan for Wednesday is currently unknown as it was unavailable for comments on Tuesday.