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Slick roads and dangerous travel conditions continue Monday for most of the Piedmont Triad. Temperatures will be a concern again tonight as we dip below freezing.
If your road is still unplowed, be patient. The City of Greensboro has a priority list starting with the main roads used by emergency vehicles and then working into the neighborhoods. The city said crews began working on priority two roads Monday afternoon.
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The quick notes:
- Check here for the latest road conditions posted by NCDOT.
- Find a list of closings in our area here.
- Here's how Greensboro decides which roads get plowed first.
MONDAY, JAN. 17, 2022
8:15 p.m. - City of High Point Public Services Manager, Justin Gray said they have completed primary roads.
They're now focusing on priority two routes and it includes secondary roads and bus routes.
He said the bus routes is closed Tuesday but plowing will start on these routes Wednesday morning.
7:47 p.m. - Icy roads are creating problems along Hanes Mall Blvd. in Winston-Salem. A truck hit ice and then struck a telephone pole. Police and power crews are on the scene.
7:38 p.m. - All Guilford County Public Health services are delayed Tuesday until 11 a.m.
6:08 p.m. Guilford County Schools announces all GCS facilities closed Tuesday
School officials said due to road conditions and expected freezing overnight Monday, all GCS facilities will be closed Tuesday.
Officials said ACES is cancelled for participating students.
“Essential maintenance and custodial personnel should work with their supervisors to report to work safely,” GCS wrote in a news release. “All other staff who are scheduled to work may work remotely, if eligible to do so, take leave, or make up the time.”
5:50 p.m. UNCG cancels all classes Tuesday
UNC-Greensboro cancels all classes, labs, lectures and instructional activities Tuesday.
School officials said for students to check their email and announcements in Canvas for any communications from instructors. Officials said students should plan to attend classes as scheduled starting Wednesday.
The university said UNCG plans to resume normal operations at 11 p.m. Tuesday.
According to university officials, mandatory staff are expected to report to campus. However, non-mandatory employees should not report to campus.
4:10 p.m. The Greensboro Aquatic Center will be closed Tuesday
4 p.m. Thomasville City Schools closed for students and staff Tuesday
4 p.m. Davie County Schools will be closed Tuesday. School officials said Tuesday will be made up Friday. Officials said families should check their emails and voice messages for updated information.
3:58 p.m. Yadkin County Schools closed Tuesday
3:57 p.m. Winston-Salem State University will be closed Tuesday. Only mandatory employees will be required to report to campus
3:55 p.m. Due to inclement weather all Forsyth Tech class for Tuesday have been cancelled on both Stokes County and Forsyth County campuses.
School officials said with widespread power outages employees will not be expected to work remotely.
3:38 p.m. Stokes County Schools closed for students and staff Tuesday. Teachers have the option to work the day as a teacher workday with a 2-hour delay.
3:28 p.m. Davidson County Schools will be closed Tuesday, according to school officials.
3:20 p.m. Greensboro residents can check this interactive map provided by the city to check on snow plowing progress. The city's map also displays which roads are "Priority 1" and which ones are "Priority 2".
3 p.m. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will be closed Tuesday due to hazardous road conditions.
School officials said the school closure was due to road conditions on neighborhood and secondary roads throughout Forsyth County.
Officials said the exam schedule for high school students be pushed back a day and said the make-up day scheduled for Thursday canceled.
“Please know that student, staff, and parent safety is of the utmost importance,” the school system wrote in a statement. “We will communicate any further scheduling changes for this week as soon as any decisions are made.”
1:30 p.m. -- Here's a look at roads in High Point. We took a drive along Eastchester Drive, which looked good. Then we turned down some neighborhood roads, and those were still very much covered in ice.
11:00 a.m. -- Greensboro city officials tweeted they will begin plowing priority two roads this afternoon.
10:30 a.m. -- Sunday's snow/sleet broke our streak of days without more than two inches of snow in Greensboro. The last time we got more than two inches of snowfall? That huge December 2018 snowstorm.
9:00 a.m. -- Conditions on West Friendly Avenue didn't look good Monday morning. The road is still covered in compacted ice.
7:45 a.m. -- Itinease McMiller shares a look at some Greensboro roads. Most primary streets are clear but there are still many slick spots.
7:30 a.m. -- Our viewers are giving us a look at their roads this morning.
Matt Lopina shared this photo from his home in Greensboro near Sedgefield.
Tracey in Winston-Salem shared the view from her home on Eagle Path. Her road is still covered in ice and snow.
7:00 a.m. -- Itinease McMiller caught some plow trucks coming to pick up more salt! She's seen them on the roads since 4:30 a.m. Some of our morning show crew saw trucks out even earlier.
6:15 a.m. -- Tracey McCain explains how Greensboro city officials decide which roads get plowed first.
6:10 a.m. -- Sydni Moore is at the intersection of Battleground Avenue and Green Valley Road in Greensboro. You can see, conditions still aren't great, but look better on Battleground than they do on Green Valley. The city's snowplow map shows Battleground has been plowed, and Green Valley - marked as a priority one road - still needs work.
6:05 a.m. -- Itinease McMiller shows us the salt yard where 45 snowplow trucks can fill up and head out to clear Greensboro area roads. They've been coming and going all morning, working around the clock to clear icy streets.
5 a.m. -- Battleground Avenue near Green Valley Road still looks very icy this morning, and you still can't even see the intersecting streets.
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