Will it be bread and milk or wine for your snow days? Whatever you need to stock up on, you’ve still got time for a dash to the supermarket.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected to begin falling in the Charlotte region on Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service. It has issued a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. Sunday through Monday night, with less than an inch of snow expected Sunday night and little or no accumulation of ice before the storm moves out.
Sleet is expected to mix with snow starting Monday morning. The high and the low for President’s Day should be near 36. The final wave of winter weather could bring a trace amount of ice Monday morning before temperatures warm in the afternoon.
Tuesday should be partly sunny with a high near 56 and a low of 47.
If traveling through Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Sunday or Monday, check with your airline for the status of your flight, said Lee Davis, a spokeswoman for the airport.
Crews from N.C. Department of Transportation started putting down brine on Mecklenburg County and Charlotte interstates Sunday morning around 10 a.m. and continued their work through the afternoon, said Jordan-Ashley Baker, a spokeswoman. About 27 trucks were out, and crews were scheduled to be back out again around 3 a.m., Baker said.
Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms