Tag: weather

UW-Green Bay’s December commencement: The most wonderful time of the year


With snow continuing to fall and creating a winter wonderland backdrop, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay held its 94th commencement ceremony Saturday, December 17 at the University’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. “At UW-Green Bay this is not a winter day. It’s commencement day,” Chancellor Gary L. Miller said when asked about the weather […]

Winter Storm Bailey Update

As you know, Green Bay is experiencing a winter storm this weekend, continuing through Saturday. At this time, Commencement will proceed as planned. Our crews will be out early on Saturday morning to make sure that campus roads, parking lots, and sidewalks are clear. If the weather does become worse than anticipated, a decision regarding Commencement […]

December 2016 Commencement Announcement

Regarding inclement weather predictions From Clifton Ganyard, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs/Commencement Coordinator to graduating seniors: “As you know, Green Bay is expecting a winter storm this weekend, beginning on Friday afternoon and continuing through Saturday.  At present, however, the University does not plan on cancelling Commencement.  While the City is expecting several inches of […]

Weather: Be safe, use your discretion

A weather advisory went our to campus today. The City of Green Bay has declared a snow emergency. Campus leaders remind campus personnel to use best judgment in traveling to and from campus.  Employees have the option to work with their supervisors to use vacation time if they feel that travel is not safe.

MOOC takes look at Great Lakes weather

Of possible interest: The Brown County Library is partnering with UW-Madison to host a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) titled “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region.” It’s a four-week offering on weather of the Great Lakes Region, changes underway, and societal impacts of climate changes. The classes will be presented at the […]

‘Be prepared to be blown away’: annual Storm Spotter Training

It’s that exciting time of year again … severe weather season. And here to present his annual “Storm Spotter Training” session is Jeff Last, warning coordination meteorologist with the Green Bay National Weather Service Office. Whether you want to become a volunteer Storm Spotter for the National Weather Service or you just want to learn […]

Darn interesting weather and natural phenomena

On March 23 we had one of Green Bay’s biggest snowfalls ever, at nearly 18 inches. Less, than three weeks later, on April 10, we had a record seven tornadoes in the part of Wisconsin served by the National Weather Service offices in Ashwaubenon. (Only one, the Kaukauna twister which damaged dozens of homes, occurred […]

Tornado alert Thursday was a drill; April 27 workshop is for real

Do you find severe weather fascinating? If so, Jeff Last, warning-coordination meteorologist with the Green Bay National Weather Service Office, will be presenting “Storm Spotter Training” next Tuesday (April 27) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in MAC Hall Room 210. The presentation is free and open to anyone interested in learning about severe weather. Come […]