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

Jan 28, 2014

Look for NCDOT on Twitter
Credit Dave DeWitt

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.