A sudden blast of warm air unleashed the dreaded polar vortex from its Arctic cage. Now, the Midwest is about to feel the effects of its icy grip.
Several schools in the our viewing area have announced delays due to potentially hazardous winter weather conditions.
A deadly arctic deep freeze has enveloped the Midwest, forcing widespread closure of schools, businesses and government offices.
About 250 million people will face below-freezing temperatures this week.
Wet and snowy conditions Tuesday will transition to dangerously cold conditions Wednesday.
More than 35 million people are under winter storm warnings after a deadly storm ripped through several states.
A mixed bag of precipitation will impact the region Saturday night into early Sunday.
Roughly 6,700 people in Mecklenburg County are still without power after a winter storm came rolling through North and South Carolina over the weekend.
North Carolina DOT crews will start treating roads and bridges at midnight.
Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous after a wintry storm dropped snow, sleet and freezing rain across five states.
Black ice is a major threat Monday evening into Tuesday morning's rush hour commute as temps drop into the 20's overnight.
A large tree fell and knocked out the power to several homes in the Landsdowne neighborhood in southeast Charlotte.
One person is dead after a tree fell on a vehicle in Matthews, according to Matthews Police and MEDIC.
WCCB's Wali Alston witnessed two wrecks within 200 yards of each other on Brookshire Boulevard near Beatties Ford Road in northwest Charlotte.
Winter Storm Diego is causing significant impacts in the Charlotte area this weekend.
WCCB's Wali Alston is reporting slick road conditions in northwest Charlotte.