A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for our area in advance of snow predicted for later today. Craven County Schools are releasing early today to get children home before the roads get too bad. Here is raw data from the National Weather Service: URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC 1010 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018 …LIGHT SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA LATE THIS AFTERNOON… …COASTAL LOW WILL BRING LOCALLY HEAVIER SNOWS TO COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA TONIGHT… .Rain will begin early this afternoon for the Coastal Plain, then transition to a rain and snow mix, then primarilyRead More →

With more snow in the forecast for later Wednesday, folks may be thinking back a couple of weeks to the snow event that shut down much of New Bern for several days and left streets and highways coated with ice. But there are big differences between the snow predicted for Wednesday and the snow that fell on Jan. 3. “Snowmageddon” shut down the city for two days and schools for a full week, from Wednesday, Jan. 3, when the mere whiff of snow in the forecast was enough for jittery administrators to stop the buses, through Tuesday, Jan. 9. Country roads were in such poorRead More →