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Progress on plowing, but more winter weather could be on the way

Our weather team is closely watching two systems that could bring us the chance for more snow and ice starting Thursday night.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — UPDATE: Head to our new blog for the latest updates on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Just as crews start making headway on clearing icy roads, the Triad could be in for another round of winter weather. Greensboro city crews said they hope to finish up secondary roads Tuesday, and then they'll move on to plowing neighborhood roads. 

Guilford County Schools announced students will go remote for Wednesday, while other Triad districts are still making their decisions. 

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8:00 p.m. - Greensboro city crews made a lot of progress Tuesday with the ice and snow on roadways. The city said Priority 2 roadways are about 80% complete throughout the city.

7:55 p.m. - Winston-Salem lifts state of emergency following winter storm. 

7:49 p.m. - Check out a drone view of icy covered roads in Greensboro after Sunday's winter storm.

7:07 p.m. WFMY's Avery Powell has the latest on road conditions in the Triad.

5:50 p.m. City of High Point has map of which streets in the city have been plowed, also which streets are priority.

4:45 p.m. - Check out the parking lot at Parkland High in Winston-Salem. A salt truck is hitting the lot now.

3:47 p.m. - Some roads still not plowed in High Point. This stretch is Parris Avenue. 

2:50 p.m. - Tim Buckley said shaded roads will be an issue beyond Tuesday afternoon. 

2:30 p.m. - Take a look at this road. The sunshine is finally helping some ice to melt. 

12:30 p.m. -- Chief Meteorologist Tim Buckley says we need to mentally prepare for the possibility of more winter weather later in the week. There are two systems that could bring snow/ice starting Thursday night. Check out his Facebook post with all the details. 

TUESDAY UPDATE: We need to start mentally preparing for the possibility of more winter weather later this week. There...

Posted by Meteorologist Tim Buckley on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

12:00 p.m. -- Guilford County Schools announced students will learn from home on Wednesday, Jan. 19 due to poor road conditions. 

RELATED: Guilford County Schools switches to remote learning Wednesday because of poor roads

11:00 a.m. -- Greensboro city crews are working to finish plowing more than 500 miles of secondary roads Tuesday and will then move on to plow more than 700 miles of neighborhood roads. 

10:00 a.m. -- School of ice! The parking lot at Parkland High School in Winston-Salem is totally covered in ice. Classes were canceled today.

9:30 a.m. -- Crews are laying down salt at a frozen solid Winston Square Park this morning. 

9:00 a.m. -- Greensboro city crews have finished up plowing secondary roads and are starting on neighborhood roads. 

8:15 a.m. -- School of ICE! Just look at the bus entrance to Parkland High School in Winston-Salem this morning. It's covered in a sheet of ice! Several school districts canceled classes today for this very reason. 

8:00 a.m. -- You're sharing what roads look like in your neighborhood on our digital newscast After GMS. 

7:45 a.m. -- Guilford Metro 911 said so far this morning, they haven't had too many calls about accidents. They're currently responding to two accidents, but it's unclear if they are weather-related. 

  • I-85 near US-421, involving a truck
  • Wendover Avenue at Big Tree Way, involving two vehicles

7:20 a.m. -- A pretty sight at Winston Square Park in Winston-Salem Tuesday morning. 

7:10 a.m. -- We're taking a live look at traffic on I-40 at Gallimore Dairy Road in Greensboro this morning. You can see, the interstate looks clear, but there are still icy spots along the access ramp there. 

6:30 a.m. -- Watch the final half-hour of the Good Morning Show for an update on roads, closings and the forecast. 

5:30 a.m. -- Check out this video from downtown Winston-Salem this morning. Roads are still very icy and dangerous. 

5:00 a.m. -- Tweets from our crews in Winston-Salem and Greensboro show there are still many slick spots along main roads and secondary roads.




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