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Friday November 26th

Winter storm: Classes at UNC will be held after 12:20 p.m. Monday, most CHT routes will begin at 9 a.m.

<p>A snow plow goes around Kenan Stadium to clear pathways.</p>
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A snow plow goes around Kenan Stadium to clear pathways.

Update, 7:15 p.m. Sunday: Due to hazardous road conditions and overnight freezing, Chapel Hill Transit will begin operating the A, CM, CW, D, F, G, J, N, NS, NU, RU, T, U and V routes starting at 9 a.m. Monday.

The following routes will not start until 11 a.m. on Monday, if conditions allow: CCX, CPX, FCX, HS, HU, JFX and S.

The 420 (Hillsborough Express), CL and DX routes will not operate on Monday.


Update, 4:46 p.m. Sunday: UNC will move to Condition 1 after noon tomorrow, according to an Alert Carolina message. Classes held at or after 12:20 p.m. will be held. 

Dey Hall and Wilson Library will be open when classes resume, according to an earlier Alert Carolina message.


Update, 3:26 p.m. Sunday: Both Orange County Schools and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will be closed on Monday due to icy and hazardous road conditions.

At this time, Chapel Hill Transit is operating, although with some delays and detours. The Weekend NU route will not service Stadium Drive, Ridge Road or Manning Drive, and will end today at 6:47 p.m. The Weekend U route will not service Stadium Drive, Ridge Road, Bowles Drive or Manning Drive. 

At this time, UNC is still operating under Condition 2. Dining halls are operating under limited hours.


Update, 9:20 p.m. Friday: There were three vehicle accidents today due to weather conditions, the town of Chapel Hill stated in an evening news release.

Parks and Recreation facilities closed at 6 p.m. today and will open at the usual time tomorrow morning, according to the release. The Chapel Hill Public Library closed at 5 p.m. and plans to open at 10 a.m. Saturday. Chapel Hill Transit has suspended service through Saturday.

The Duke Energy Outage Map reports there are no outages reported in Orange County. There are 42 homes without power in Chatham County and 2 without power in Durham County. In Wake County, the map reports there are more than 35,000 homes without power.

Update, 4 p.m. Friday: The Duke Energy Outage Map still reports only one power outage reported in Orange County. No outages have been reported in Durham County.

The National Weather Service in Raleigh reports via Twitter that there will be an increased chance of power outages due to downed power lines and fallen tree branches or trees in the next two hours. 


Update, noon Friday: Here is an updated list of closures.

  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools are closed today.
  • Orange County Schools are closed today.
  • UNC is in Condition 2 — all classes canceled. 
  • Chapel Hill Transit has suspended services.
  • Town of Carrboro Administrative offices are closed.
  • Carrboro trash pickup has been delayed until Monday.
  • Orange County Government offices are closed.
  • The Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce is closed.
  • The Inter-Faith Council's community kitchen and shelters will remain open.
  • UNC Hospitals clinics are closed. Procedural and surgical areas are operating normally.

To report a fallen tree or receive information, the Orange County public information line is 919-245-6111. The town asks people to only call 911 in case of an emergency, not to receive information.

The Duke Energy Outage Map currently shows no outages reported in Durham County. One person has reported an outage in Orange County.


Update, 7:50 p.m. Thursday: Chapel Hill Transit will suspend bus service starting at 3 a.m. on Friday, according to an email from CHT Director Brian Litchfield.

There will be a service update by noon Friday.


We will update this list as more closures are reported. 

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