Before you leave home in bad weather, pick up your phone or your mouse to learn whether conditions will mess up your travel plans.
Roads: Dial 511 or click www.ncdot.org/traffictravel for the latest road conditions and weather advisories from the state Department of Transportation. You can also check the Triangle section of traffic.com.
Skies: Consult your airline's Web site or toll-free phone service for the status of your flight. You can find contact info for Raleigh-Durham International Airport airlines at www.rdu.com.
Check the Federal Aviation Administration Web site for the latest about flight delays at RDU and other U.S. airports: www.fly.faa.gov.