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02/04/09 — Snow, Part II: Slip-sliding, no school as flurries hit county

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Snow, Part II: Slip-sliding, no school as flurries hit county

By From Staff And Wire Reports
Published in News on February 4, 2009 1:46 PM

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A sport utility vehicle lies in the ditch off Old Mount Olive Highway early today after it slid off the icy road. Mar-Mac firefighters helped the driver out of the vehicle and she was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital. An early morning snow and sleet storm left Wayne County roads in dicey shape and lawmen urged drivers to slow down. Roads were expected to stay dangerous as temperatures were predicted to remain near freezing until Thursday afternoon.


Jenny Sipes walks with her dog Snookums on Walnut Street in Goldsboro on this morning. Wayne residents awoke to an inch or more of snow today, forcing schools to close.

Wayne County residents awoke to a snow and sleet storm early today, with stiff winds and slick roads that made driving treacherous and forced schools to cancel classes. Jeff Orrock, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Raleigh,...

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