February 16, 2015
Contact: Ashley Simmons, Office of the Mayor
704-336-3438 or 704-614-9116
"The National Weather Service has issued a Winter-Storm Warning for our area extending from today at noon until tomorrow morning at 7:00 am.  The City of Charlotte and partner agencies have taken several actions in preparation for this storm. We are urging everyone to use extreme caution during this time.
We are urging employers to release employees during the mid-afternoon hours today to ensure a safe evening commute. We have also rescheduled tonight’s city zoning meeting. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 18. Please be safe and stay warm." 
For winter storm tips and more information about the impact to city services, please visit the city's emergency information page.