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UPDATE: Students can return to normal activitiy

Observer Staff Report | Tuesday, October 26, 2010

UPDATE: The University announced the tornado warning has expired. Students are returning to normal activity.

Notre Dame issued a campus wide alert this morning notifying the community of a tornado threat and urging everyone to move to the lowest level of their building.

The University notified students via e-mail, phone calls, text messages and overhead announcements to take cover. The messages called the threat “imminent.” 


Students are presently not attending classes. The University said it will notify students when the threat is over and they can resume their normal schedules.
 
No funnel clouds were reported, but winds are reaching 70 mph. A tornado watch is in effect in St. Joseph County, where power outages have been reported, according to the South Bend Tribune.