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Schools closed Thursday as forecasters warn of 'signficant ice accumulation'

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The National Weather Service, Duke Energy and emergency officials warned Wednesday that an ice storm overnight could result in widespread power outages and dangerous driving conditions.     Read Story »

Tags: ice storms | winter 2020-2021

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Forecast calls for 100% change of precipitation with 1-2 inches of snow possible

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A winter storm is expected to drop snow, sleet and freezing rain on the area starting Saturday evening and continuing into Sunday morning.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | ice storms | winter 2020-2021

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Schools on two-hour delay

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Based on early morning temperatures at or below freezing, black ice on a number of local roadways and hazardous early morning travel conditions in some areas across the county, Henderson County public schools will operate on a two-hour delay today.   Read Story »

Tags: ice storms | winter 2020-2021

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Threat of icy roads closes schools

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The threat of icy roads caused administrators to close Henderson County schools Wednesday as the National Weather Service forecast a wintry mix.   Read Story »

Tags: ice storms | winter 2020-2021 | school closings

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Wintry mix possible Tuesday night

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The area could see a wintry mix Tuesday night changing to rain on Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: Storm of the Century | snowstorms | ice storms | winter 2019-20 | winter 2020-2021

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Schools on 3-hour delay as NWS warns of black ice

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Henderson County schools are on a three-hour delay today as forecasters warned that potential black ice could create hazardous road conditions.   Read Story »

Tags: ice storms | winter 2019-20

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Schools closed, 'tremendous amount of wrecks' on dangerous black ice

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Black ice made roads treacherous, closed schools and caused "a tremendous amount of wrecks" throughout Henderson County early Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: winter 2018-19 | ice storms

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Power outages climb but Duke projects restoration today

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A windstorm knocked out power to more than 1,600 homes and businesses in Henderson County on Sunday and wind gusts as high as 50 mph could continue to batter the area through Monday morning.   Read Story »

Tags: windstorm | winter 2018-19 | ice storms

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Most homes have power back; 1,000 still in the dark

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More than 6,000 Duke Energy customers remained without power on Monday morning, with the largest outages caused by the weekend ice storm in the Kanuga, Tuxedo and Spartan Heights areas, officials said. Utility crews got the power back on to 14,000 homes and businesses on Sunday, when there was a high of 20,800 outages at noon, and with reinforcements on the ground today officials expect substantial progress getting 6,138 customers back up. By nightfall, the number of outages was down to 1,011.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | winter | winter 2018-19 | ice storms