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City of Charlotte preps for snow

City of Charlotte preps for snowThe city of Charlotte is expecting a major snow event overnight and is already urging people to stay home as much as possible.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Charlotte Douglas currently operating as normal

Charlotte Douglas currently operating as normalCharlotte Douglas is currently running as normal, despite the threat of an impending storm.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
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CMS in wait-and-see mode; parents want better communication

CMS in wait-and-see mode; parents want better communicationCharlotte-Mecklenburg School cancelled all activities after school Tuesday, but parents wanted a quicker decision from the district.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
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CDOT will have 32 brine trucks on the roads

CDOT will have 32 brine trucks on the roadsIn Charlotte, CDOT says they started preparing for this storm nearly 48 hours in advance to stay ahead of the weather. NCDOT also has crews ready to brine the streets around the clock through Thursday.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Snow days could cut into Spring Break

Snow days could cut into Spring BreakSchool officials say 13,000 Watauga County students will have school this Saturday as a makeup day for being out of school Tuesday due to snow.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Crews treating area roads ahead of snowfall

Crews treating area roads ahead of snowfallWhen there's winter weather in the forecast it's all hands on deck for area road crews who are back at it Monday night, treating area roads ahead of the morning commute.
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
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Helping neighbors in need during cold snap

Helping neighbors in need during cold snapWe're seeing the cold bring out the best in people across the Charlotte area. Neighbors are stepping up in a big way to help those in need.
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Frigid temps break 19 Charlotte water mains

Frigid temps break 19 Charlotte water mainsIn the city of Charlotte, it was all about pipes.
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
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Charlotte warms ahead of rain, snow mix

Charlotte warms ahead of rain, snow mixRelief from the harsh temperatures arrives Saturday. The high will climb from the 20s to the upper 30s but another wintry mix will accompany the warmup.
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  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
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Frozen ponds prompts safety concerns

Frozen ponds prompts safety concernsThis record breaking cold has parts of ponds and lakes frozen over, and that's a safety concern for parents.
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Duke customers use record amount of energy

Duke customers use record amount of energyDuke Energy customers in the Carolinas set a new record, one they're likely not proud of.
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Shelters ask for sleeping bag donations for homeless

Shelters ask for sleeping bag donations for homelessThere's an urgent need to protect the homeless from the ruthless cold.
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
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Mountain temperatures below zero

Mountain temperatures below zeroWith most of the snow already cleared from earlier in the week, the biggest problem seemed to be with cars and trucks that wouldn't start.
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  • 1 week ago
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Next round of winter weather brings frigid temperatures

Next round of winter weather brings frigid temperaturesAnother round of winter weather will hit the Carolinas Thursday and Friday, but precipitation is not the concern.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Protect your home and car from frigid temps

Protect your home and car from frigid tempsFrom heat to your water and even your car, single digit temperatures can lead to serious emergencies if you aren't prepared.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Cold exposure tips to avoid frostbite and hypothermia

Cold exposure tips to avoid frostbite and hypothermiaThe freezing cold temperatures mean the chance of health risks from being exposed to the frigid weather.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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'Thundersnow' likely in Charlotte this afternoon

'Thundersnow' likely in Charlotte this afternoonThundersnow showers are likely in the Charlotte area Wednesday afternoon
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Crashes pile up thanks to weather

Crashes pile up thanks to weatherEmergency crews and tow truck operators were kept very busy Tuesday, answering hundreds of calls for since the ice storm rolled through.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Ice vs. homeowners

Ice vs. homeownersMost major roads were passable by midday but some neighborhood roads and especially driveways stayed covered in ice.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Charlotte, state officials say threat is not over

Charlotte, state officials say threat is not overIt's been a long couple of days for city, county and state officials in North Carolina.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

For some, a 'snow day' is no day to relax

For some, a 'snow day' is no day to relaxWhile the snow and ice day for most has brought a time to kick back and relax, for others it's brought a rush of business.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Woman killed in 2-car crash on icy road in eastern NC

Woman killed in 2-car crash on icy road in eastern NCThe N.C. Highway Patrol says winter weather appears to be a factor in the death of a woman who was killed in a two-car crash in northeastern North Carolina.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Tractor trailer driver crashes to avoid hitting woman

Tractor trailer driver crashes to avoid hitting womanTraffic is moving at a normal pace again on I-85 northbound after tractor-trailer went off the side of the road, leading to a major backup for several hours Tuesday morning.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Flight cancellations, stranded passengers at Charlotte-Douglas

Flight cancellations, stranded passengers at Charlotte-DouglasAuthorities with the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport say more than 2000 stranded passengers slept in the terminal overnight.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Duke Energy on standby

Duke Energy on standbyDuke Energy is prepared for a significant threat of ice starting midnight, Tuesday morning.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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LIVE: First Warn weather coverage on WCNC.com

LIVE: First Warn weather coverage on WCNC.comJoin the First Warn Storm Team for weather coverage exclusively on WCNC.com
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Charlotte City Manager urges residents to stay off roads

Charlotte City Manager urges residents to stay off roadsKeeping you safe, comfortable, and warm during this winter storm requires major coordination between Charlotte City departments and utility companies.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago