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June 30, 2013 - 8:58 pm


Torrential rainfall in the area has caused flooding in several spots on campus, including the Pit and the basement of Granville Towers. There is also standing water and flooding in Ram Village, several residence halls (including Kenan, McIver, Stacy and Mangum) and other areas on campus and in the surrounding neighborhood.

Individuals should avoid walking or playing in flooded areas or through moving water. Use a stick to check the firmness of the ground before walking.

Do not drive vehicles through any flooded areas. If roadway is blocked, seek an alternate route. Avoid driving if possible.

Move any belongings to higher ground if they are in danger of getting wet. Report all flooding on campus to Facilities Services Customer Service at 962-3456. This will assure proper drying and prevent the risk of health problems.

Students living off-campus who have been displaced because of flooding should contact the Department of Public Safety at (919) 962-8100 or 911 for help.

A flash flood warning remains in effect for Orange County until 9 p.m. Please continue to use caution until the danger of flooding has passed.

About Informational Messages: The University sends an Informational Message to inform the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency, but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus.

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