Greensboro’s first snow of the yr: Folks worth rainfall | Native information
Forecasters predicted northeast North Carolina will see the most rainfall in the state, at 3 to 6 inches.
On Thursday, a calm enveloped Greensboro as the flakes fell at a relaxed pace. The city has not closed. The streets were not without life. Most of the shops stayed open.
It wasn’t that kind of weather event.
It wasn’t actually an event. Just a winter day in February.
Still, the city couldn’t afford to take risks. The weather is known to be too unpredictable. Do you remember earlier in the week? Forecasters had predicted that there would be no snow.
Guilford County Schools fired students early Thursday in anticipation of the storm and delayed – and then canceled – school for Friday. Sorry parents.
UNCG, NC A&T, and other colleges in the area have canceled afternoon classes.
The early voting ended at 4 p.m. instead of the usual 7:30 p.m. and opens on Friday lunchtime.
Street personnel were on standby.
And Governor Roy Cooper urged residents to be “ready”.
“Don’t let the temperature fool you right now, it’s getting colder and this winter storm will hit most of North Carolina,” he said. “Please pay close attention to your local forecast and be prepared.”