Update, Sept. 15, 4:15 p.m.: The Town of Chapel Hill has released a statement saying that the Town will begin working toward normal operations. Here are the updated details on shelters, parking and transportation:
- The Stanford Middle School shelter has been closed. The Smith Middle School shelter will remain open until 12 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16.
- Chapel Hill Transit will begin running again on Sunday, Sept. 16. The Weekend U and NU routes will start at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., respectively.
- The Town is expecting to begin enforcing parking regulations again on Monday, Sept. 17.
Though the Town is beginning to move toward returning to normal operations, Gov. Cooper has stated that all roads are at risk for flooding, and N.C. residents should use caution when deciding to drive or move their cars.
University officials released a statement shortly after 2 p.m. on Sept. 15 that an update on University conditions, and if there will be class on Monday, will be released on Saturday evening. Shortly after 3 p.m., officials sent out an email via AlertCarolina, and urged students who were not in Chapel Hill to not return yet:
"We recognize that many parts of North Carolina are still feeling effects of the storm and many others are assessing damage. A decision on the operating status for Monday will be communicated this evening." the email stated. "Those who have left campus should not return until there is an announcement about University conditions and classes. Please stay where you are."