An SU Alert text message was sent out at 12:29 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 1 notifying recipients that all afternoon and evening classes are canceled and the University is closing at 2 p.m. today.
Essential personnel should report as scheduled, the SU Alert text said.
An email, sent at 12:46 p.m., from the university repeated the same information listed above. The email included a link to the National Weather Service website with a seven day forecast for the area.
Heavy rain from Hurricane Ida has reached the Shippensburg area. The National Weather Service put out a flash flood warning for Cumberland County around noon today. The warning is in effect until 6 p.m. tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
"Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads." the flash flood warning said.