Hickory Public Schools, Caldwell County Schools close early due to weather

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Hickory Public Schools and Caldwell County Schools have announced that all schools will close early, Friday, Dec . 8, 2017 due to impending weather conditions.

The release schedule for Hickory is as follows:

  • Hickory High and middle school students (Grandview and Northview) will be released at 12:30  p.m.
  • HCAM students will be released at 1:30 p.m.
  • All elementary/primary students will be released at 1 p.m.
  • All after school activities and games are canceled.

Caldwell County Schools will release 1.5 hours early Friday. WrapAround is closed.

Snowfall totals are looking to be around 2-4 inches for the Mountain, 1-2 inches possible from Morganton and Lenior down to Lincolnton and Salisbury. Closer to the metro we could pick up a Trace to 1 inch of snow by Saturday morning, along with just a dusting possible southeast of Charlotte. 

The best opportunity of most locations to see snowfall will come during the overnight hours and into Saturday morning. As the colder air sinks into the region, watch for the flakes to start mixing in.