CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Several school districts in North Carolina’s higher elevation have made changes to their schedules Tuesday due to the threat of freezing rain.
Watauga County Schools said it was moving to a remote learning day because of the potential for freezing rain arriving during the morning commute.
School officials said the holiday/snow day program will open at 8:30 a.m.
Ashe County School officials also elected to have a remote learning day.
Avery County Schools elected to delay the start of schools by two hours on Tuesday. All 10-month employees were told to report at 9 a.m., officials said.
Wet weather was set to push into the Carolinas throughout the day Tuesday, with the higher elevations forecasted to see a wintery mix.
A light glaze of ice on elevated surfaces and some slippery lower surfaces will be possible.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Caldwell County until 11 a.m. and in Ashe and Watauga Counties until 5 p.m.
Queen City News will continue to monitor potential school changes.