20 snow day photos from all over Charlotte

20 snow day photos from all over Charlotte

Photo: Cody Hughes

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A sheet of ice still covers much of Charlotte after Sunday’s storm, and with freezing temperatures expected all week, the slush isn’t going anywhere.

Why it matters: Charlotte embraced its rare snow day with makeshift sleds, snow angels, and photos upon photos upon photos.

  • Seriously. We received too many photos to count via Instagram, email and in our Facebook comments. We’re talking thousands upon thousands of photos of your dogs, your kids, your trash bags-turned-sleds, your snow-filled parking lots, your boozy hot chocolates.
  • Sorry we couldn’t respond to even a fraction of your warm messages. Just know we love ’em all.

A snow day like Sunday only comes around every few years, so we wanted to remember what it was like all across the Charlotte area and share a handful of our favorite photos with you all.

“Just built my first snowman after living in this great nation for 20+ years,” Charlotte resident José Alvarez tweeted. “#CharlotteNC keeps on giving us special moments to remember.”

Frisco enjoys a snowy walk through Cordelia Park in Villa Heights. Photo courtesy Steph Townes

A Cornelius resident goes out to inspect his snow-covered boat on Sunday morning. Photo courtesy Jen Phillbrook

Coco loves catching snowflakes on her tongue. Photo: Alivia McAtee/Axios

A father pulls his son on a sled in Highland Creek near Concord. Photo courtesy Elizabeth Kadechka

Local actress Lacey Caroline and her snowman. Photo courtesy Lyndsey Stogdill

Jetton Park on Lake Norman. Photo courtesy Mary Helen Sukhia

One Charlotte family improvises with boogie boards and pool floats as sleds. Photo courtesy Megan Maloney

A snowy day in Huntersville. Photo courtesy Helen McNamara

Boogie board and rain boots — tell me you in the South without telling me. Photo courtesy Karina Vogel

Photo courtesy Jenna Chavez

Who needs ski slopes when you can snowboard in Charlotte? Photo courtesy Joe Pay

Brevard Court on Sunday evening. Photo: Andy Weber/Axios

Stinky the cat isn’t sure about the snow. Photo courtesy Kendall Watson

Two people ski down a Dilworth street. Photo courtesy Lauren Voler

Olivia the yorkiepoo goes for a walk in Uptown. Photo courtesy Joshua Henry Brazell

Snow-covered Ballantyne.

We loved this display in the parking lot of Heist on Sunday morning.

A box for a sled works, too. This was the scene in Chantilly on Sunday.

 

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