For the second time within one week, snow storms will land in Charlotte, NC. The latest snow storm will began on January 20, 2022 and last until the 21st. Most of the snow will dump in the mountains and east of Charlotte.
This new storm is expected to bring several inches of snowfall to North Carolina and even toward the coast, and up to a half inch of ice accumulation to southeastern counties. In Charlotte, 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected.
Snow, sleet, freezing rain, and ice are expected to cause significant winter impacts. Officials are urging people to have medications, food, and emergency equipment ahead of time.
Travel will become hazardous in many parts of North Carolina. Get the groceries and essentials you need before Thursday evening.
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The Governor of North Carolina issued a state of emergency for NC.
Thus, 45 contract trucks will be available late Thursday night to treat overpasses, bridges, and main lines before temperatures dip below freezing Friday morning. More contract salt trucks will report at noon Friday to continue the job as needed.
Power outages are expected, so keep cell phones, mobile devices and spare batteries charged in case your power goes out. Also keep fresh batteries on hand for weather radios and flashlights. Widespread power outages begin when about a quarter-inch of ice accumulates on power lines.
This is the second snow storm in Charlotte in less than a week. On January 15, 2022 the sky dumped massive snow, ice, and sleet onto Charlotte and NC.