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N.C. Parks Closed

Date of Story: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Source: 
N.C. State Recreation

The North Carolina State Parks department says Kerr Lake State Recreation Area and day use areas are closed until further notice due to inclement weather. The closing was announced Wednesday.

Snow is melting across NC, but that means icy roads through the weekend

Date of Story: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Source: 
Raleigh News & Observer

The winter storm that dumped snow in most of North Carolina, nearly a foot in some areas, by Thursday morning is being blamed for the death of at least one person. A fatal vehicle wreck related to the storm killed a driver who ran off the road in Washington County Thursday morning, said Keith Acree, Department of Public Safety spokesman.

Snow Possible Late Tuesday Into Wednesday

Date of Story: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Forecasters say areas around Kerr Lake could see light snow or snow showers late Tuesday (1/16/18) into Wednesday (1/17/18) morning. After temperatures on Friday that rose into the upper 60's and, in some places, into the 70's, temperatures dropped on Saturday and another cold-snap is expected into early next week. Both the European weather model and the US model (GFS) suggest snow amounts could range from a dusting up to one or two inches in some places.

Flu widespread in both Virginia and North Carolina

Date of Story: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Flu is widespread in both Virginia and North Carolina according to the most recent report from the Centers for Disease Control. In fact, it is widespread over most of the nation and has increased sharply.

VDOT continues snow operations, but refreeze remains a concern through the weekend

Date of Story: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

While road conditions continue to improve across areas affected by this week’s snowstorm, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is warning motorists to remain on the lookout for ice.

Below freezing temperatures are expected to continue through Sunday. This means even roads that have been cleared could have icy patches during the overnight hours and mornings.

Low Water Level at Kerr Lake

Date of Story: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
Source: 
NC State Parks

The water level at Kerr Lake was 294.29 m.s.l. at 2:00 pm on January 4, 2018. Caution is urged when launching and operating vessels on the lake as hazards have been exposed with the low water.

NC Roads Clearing, but Bitter Cold Temperatures Remain

Date of Story: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
Source: 
Kerr Lake Guide

Road conditions on major interstates and highways in North Carolina are greatly improved today and Department of Transportation crews have turned their attention to clearing secondary roads, but there are still many patches of black ice and drivers should continue to be cautious, Governor Roy Cooper advised.

Virginia Governor Declares Snow Emergency

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Source: 
Capital News Service

State officials on Wednesday urged Virginians to prepare for a winter storm that could dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the commonwealth over the next few days. Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, authorizing state agencies, including the National Guard and Virginia State Police, to assist local governments in responding to the storm, which may impact roads and bridges.

North Carolina Governor Declares Snow Emergency

Date of Story: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Source: 
Raleigh News & Observer

With a snow storm bearing down on North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Wednesday. The alert applies to impacted parts of the state, Cooper said, enabling necessary resources to be deployed in those areas. Counties in the east and northeast could see up to 8 inches of snow.

Kerr Lake Unusually Low

Date of Story: 
Monday, January 1, 2018
Source: 
Kerr Lake Park Watch

Kerr Lake is suffering from chronic low tide. The lake went down in September and has remained uncustomarily low around the 294-foot level for about four months.

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