Monday, December 27, 2010

The ‘Wind Chill’ will make it feel much colder today.  Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Mostly sunny and breezy. Cold…High 33. Tonight: Clear and cold…Low 16

The Triad is under a Winter Weather Advisory until noon

Please use caution walking and driving.  Snow and ice will be melting and re-freezing over the next few mornings. Expect ‘Black Ice’ on secondary roads, parking lots and sidewalks
Wind Advisory thru Tuesday morning for Stokes and Yadkin...
High Wind Warning for the Northern Mountains including Surry and Wilkes County…

News UPDATE: Guilford County Schools and Surry County Schools have cancelled ALL events today
due to weather conditions,
BTW: Two major High School basketball tournaments have been postponed. Both the Pizza Hut Invitational and Bank of North Carolina Christmas Classic will now start on Tuesday. Starting times will stay the same.

Duke Energy reporting over 1,000 power outages as of 10am…At the peak of the recent winter storm over the weekend, Duke Energy reported over 10,000 outages.

Garbage and recycling collections have been cancelled for Monday in both High Point and Greensboro. In Greensboro: Today’s collection will be picked up Tuesday. Tuesday's collection will be picked up Wednesday. The collection schedule in Greensboro will return to normal for Thursday and Friday.  In High Point, yard waste pick-up will start again on Monday, January 3.
Monday is the first day that the city will begin collecting Christmas trees from the curb. The city asks that residents remove any ornaments, tinsel and other decorations before leaving it to be collected.

Record-breaking snowfall across the state over the weekend! We finally got our ‘White Christmas’ on Saturday. PTI Airport reported 4.2 inches of snow on Christmas day…breaking the previous record set back in 1947.

Blizzard conditions continue in New England. Travelers along the East Coast from the Carolinas to New York could be delayed at least one more day.  As of this morning, the three major New York-area airports -- Newark, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy -- remained closed…but should re-open later today.

SPORTS:  Tuesday Night Football???  The NFL moved the Vikings vs Eagles game to this Tuesday night because of an expected snow storm on Sunday. The game will be played at 8pm on NBC.