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Rain, freezing rain and snow; Many School Delays

Grab your umbrella and put on your heavy coat before you head out the door this morning!  We've got rain in the area...and a freezing rain advisory in parts to the west.  It's going to be quite a morning for weather and we have the best coverage to help you tackle the elements!  Be sure to tune in for live reports...and Al Conklin with the best, most complete First Alert Weather forecast.

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 26 November 2013, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.  Be sure to tune in from 4:30 to 7:00 this morning for the Emmy-nominated WBTV News This Morning.

An ice storm warning is in effect for Avery, Yancey, Mitchell, McDowell, Henderson, and the Rutherford, Polk and Burke County mountains through midday today.

We also have many delays to tell you about this morning...including many schools that are on delay due to the weather.  Here's the school delays we have as of 4:15 AM:

Alexander County - Three hour delay

Burke County - Three hour delay

Caldwell County - Three hour delay

Catawba County - Three hour delay

Hickory City - Three hour delay

McDowell County - Three hour delay

Newton-Conover Schools - Three hour delay

For a complete list of closings and delays, go to our website:  www.wbtv.com

A winter storm that is moving into the east is going to cause travel delays for some...we'll have complete details.

Changes are coming to the Citizen Review Board that investigates complaints against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.  We'll tell you what happened at last night's Charlotte City Council meeting.

This morning, we're hearing from the former boss of a Union County Department of Social Services supervisor who's now facing child abuse charges.

Forecasters say the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends Saturday, has delivered the fewest hurricanes since 1982.

The Charlotte Bobcats took on the Boston Celtics in NBA action...and the Celtics got the best of the Bobcats.  Celtics win 96 - 86.

And how about this?! 

Officials with the N.C. Education Lottery say a Rowan County man is the first in the nation to win $3 million playing the new Mega Millions game.  Lottery officials say Everette Sloop Jr. of Rockwell bought a Quick Pick ticket, which matched all five white balls but not the Mega Ball in last Friday's drawing.

Whew...there's a lot to tell you about this morning!  So please join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM!  See you then!

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