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Recently northeastern Pennsylvania area residents received an early dose of winter weather. Forecasters at AccuWeather are saying that the weather outlook compared to last year calls for an overall colder and snowier winter.

Poor weather conditions cause events to be cancelled and classes to be delayed. Sign up for PSUTXT and have messages sent directly to your cell phone. If an emergency situation arises or if bad weather strikes the area, you will always be informed with PSUTXT.

A campus-specific text messaging notification service, PSUTXT is available to members of the Wilkes-Barre campus who wish to subscribe. Emergency notices including weather alerts, campus closings, etc. will be sent directly to subscriber's cell phones. Only messages of an important nature will be sent. This text messaging service will not be used for routine news items.

While individuals' phone plans may charge for receipt of text messages, subscription to the PSUTXT service is free. Subscribers also can choose University Park concert information including Bryce Jordan Center concert announcements and other entertainment news or University Park sports alerts. To sign up, visit Penn State Newswires online and follow the instructions at the bottom of the page under the PSUTXT heading.