Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools will be closed Wednesday

by: Jenna Deery Updated:

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools will be closed Wednesday.

According to the CMS Facebook page: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will be closed for students on Wednesday, Jan. 29 due to the winter storm.

"District leaders have been checking road conditions and while many roads are clear, many roads across the county remain icy. We made this decision in consultation with law enforcement officials, city and county staff and CMS transportation. This decision was made in the best interest of all students and employees.

All after-school and athletic events are canceled. The make-up day for Jan. 29 is Tuesday, Feb. 18. Please check the CMS website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates."

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