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ALERT: Tippecanoe County remains under Level 3 weather alert

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Tippecanoe County remains under a Level 3 hazardous travel watch.

Purdue University is operating on a normal schedule today, including teaching and research functions, said Carol Shelby, senior director for environmental health and public safety.

Main roads are wet, with patches of ice and snow. Secondary roads are still snow covered but passable. Beware of drifting on county roads, especially at the south end of the county.

Shelby said that Purdue employees who choose not to report for work should follow departmental leave policies with regard to notifying their supervisor, and students should follow any notification policy required by their professors.

Everyone should dress appropriately for the current conditions and review their winter preparation procedures. The Web site provides winter weather preparation information at

On campus, underground walkways also are available at various campus locations. Those walkways connect the Northwestern Street parking garage to the Materials and Electrical Engineering Building; University Street parking garage to the Steven C. Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education; and Purdue Memorial Union, the Krannert Building, Young Hall and the Marsteller Street, Wood Street and Grant Street parking garages. Enclosed bridges from the Krannert Building to Rawls Hall and from Discovery Park’s Birck Nanotechnology Center to the Bindley Bioscience Center also are available.

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