We're starting off the new year with record breaking cold here in northeast South Carolina. Every night this week temperatures are dipping into the teens with wind chills in the single digits. It was so cold this morning that our first day back at school started on a 2 hour delay, and the district has already canceled school for tomorrow because of a big winter storm headed this way:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM EST THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Significant snow and ice are expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches
and a light glaze of ice are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of northeast South Carolina and southeast
* WHEN...From 11 AM Wednesday to 6 AM EST Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times in snow.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice are expected. This will make travel very hazardous or
It's strange to go back to work for one short day after over two weeks off, only to get more time off immediately. We're not prepared for this kind of weather so far south, though, and the roads really will be hazardous. I'm glad I get to stay home, safe and cozy, and wait on whatever weather is in store.