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Social Media And Snow - Where To Be Online When It's Snowy Outside

N.C. Department of Transportation
Dave DeWitt
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N.C. Department of Transportation

Looking to follow news about the storm on Twitter? Look for the hashtags #ncwx or #ncsnow. Also, as the storm revs up on the outer banks, search for #snOBX.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is @NCDOT.  They have 16,340 followers. They live tweet information, even videos. Here's one, hosted by a snowplow driver, about when they decide to start plowing the roads:

You'll also find the NCDOT on Facebook.

You might also want to check out the state's new Iphone/Android app, ReadyNC. You can get real time local weather and road conditions. The app recently launched, so this will be a good chance to test it.

Carol Jackson has been with WUNC since 2006. As Digital News Editor, she writes stories for wunc.org, and helps reporters and hosts make digital versions of their radio stories. She is also responsible for sharing stories on social media. Previously, Carol spent eight years with WUNC's nationally syndicated show The Story with Dick Gordon, serving as Managing Editor and Interim Senior Producer.
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