Treacherous Driving Conditions To Start Your Day

DO NOT GO OUT ON THE ROADS UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY.  That's the word from local and state officials this morning.  Driving conditions across North and South Carolina are absolutely treacherous this morning!  Crews have been out through the night working to clear many roads...but it is a daunting task given all the snow and ice.

Good morning to you on this Thursday, 13 February 2014, from the WBTV News morning team... John Carter reporting to you this morning.  Be sure to join us from 4:30 to 7 AM this morning as we bring you complete LIVE team coverage of the weather and conditions in our area.

Meteorologist Al Conklin is going to have your First Alert Weather forecast...he'll tell us when we expect to dig out of this weather mess!  He's Charlotte's most experienced morning one does it better!

We're going to show you what's going on in Charlotte and across North well as what's happening in South Carolina.

Just to make sure you know...Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are closed today as are most school systems in the viewing area.

The lousy road conditions are impacting bus routes in Charlotte today...we'll have specifics.

Postponed!  The Duke - UNC basketball game was postponed due to the weather!  It's been rescheduled for February 20!

We've learned the identities of the victims of yesterdays triple homicide in Cabarrus County.

We're following a HUGE business story.  Comcast has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for more than $45 billion.  It's a deal that would combine the top two cable TV companies in the nation. A person familiar with the matter says an announcement is set for this morning.

Paul Pierce scored 25 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets over the Charlotte Bobcats 105-89 Wednesday night.

All that and so much more...when you join us for the EMMY award-winning WBTV News This Morning from 4:30 to 7AM...then be sure to tune to the BOUNCE channel as we are on there live with more news from 7 to 9AM.  See you then!