Updated: Friday, January 18 2013, 08:56 AM EST
Days of wet weather leaves a mess across our area with inches of heavy rain, mudslides, and power outages. Now the temperatures are dropping and the cold front is moving in.
The NCDOT says they're ready for all the snow expected to slam the area. Salt trucks are positioned across the mountains, ready to roll out at a moments notice.
Duke Energy says power crews are on standby in case of power outages. If you lose power, call Duke Energy's Outage Line at 1-800-POWERON or click here.
The U.S. Postal Service is asking residents to keep sidewalks around mailboxes clear to avoid a disruption in mail delivery.
The NCDOT says if you don't have to be out, stay home.
By: Mario Boone, firstname.lastname@example.org
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