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NC schools announce Friday closures because of snow, icy roads

Snow Day in the Triangle

Photojournalist Julia Wall captures some of the fun and scenes of a snowy day in the Triangle after a winter storm moved through the area January 4, 2018.
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Photojournalist Julia Wall captures some of the fun and scenes of a snowy day in the Triangle after a winter storm moved through the area January 4, 2018.

North Carolina school systems are set to be closed again on Friday because of freezing temperatures and dangerous roads following the snow storm that began Wednesday night.

Chatham, Harnett and Lee county schools were among the first to announce they would be closed on Friday.

In the Triangle, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Wake, Johnston, Orange and Durham County Public Schools announced Thursday that the school system would be closed on Friday.

Friday is a teacher workday for Durham County Schools. Makeup days are Jan. 16 and Feb. 19.

Wake County will makeup its Thursday’s snow day on Jan. 22 for traditional-calendar schools and Feb. 19 for modified-calendar schools. Friday’s snow day will be made up on Feb. 19 for traditional-calendar schools and March 12 for modified-calendar schools.

Watch the ABC11 weather forecast to see just how cold it will get before we see warmer weather.

School closings on Friday:

▪ Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

▪ Chatham County Schools

▪ Cumberland County Schools

▪ Durham County Schools

▪ Franklin County Schools

▪ Harnett County Schools

▪ Johnston County Schools

▪ Lee County Schools

▪ Moore County Schools

▪ Nash County Schools

▪ Orange County Schools

▪ Person County Schools

▪ Wayne County Schools

▪ Wake County Schools

▪ Wilson County Schools

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