Warning that Hurricane Joaquin was expected to produce powerful winds, violent swells, and dangerous rip currents, the National Weather Service strongly advised Americans today not to go surfing unless they could really shred that shit. “As Joaquin gains strength and begins to approach the Eastern Seaboard, we would like to remind the public that they should not attempt to enter the surf if they are unprepared to carve up these bitchin’ tubes,” said NWS director Louis Uccellini, sternly warning that those not aggro enough to charge these gnar gnar waves are going to be getting seriously cranked all day. ...
Due to overnight snowfall creating icy road conditions in many parts of the district this morning, schools in Watauga County will be closed for students on Tuesday, February 3rd. It will be an Annual Leave Day for 10 month employees. The Holiday/ Snowday Program at HP is scheduled to open at 9A.
Please be aware that, weather permitting, schools will now be in session this Saturday, February 7th. On Saturday, February 7th, schools will follow a MONDAY schedule and will also follow an early release schedule with K-8 schools dismissing at noon and WHS dismissing at 1P. Lunch will be served and the buses will run their usually routes. The Afterschool Program will not operate on Saturday.
Thank you and please be safe today, WCS Weather Team
This is the 5th day out of 7 that we've cancelled school (we haven't had an inch of snow yet according to this snow report). Someone is starting to drive me crazy! I'm available via email ...
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