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Snow Plows Charging Through Charlotte

Snow plow drivers are working to clear parking lots and roadways in Charlotte.

You can see it in his eyes – Chris Rasmussen is tired.   

"I didn't go to sleep last night," he said. "I've been out here since 7:00."

That's 7:00 yesterday. He works for a company that does maintenance for businesses in the university area.

"We're clearing all the parking lots for any of the businesses that are open," he said. Very few businesses here meet that description.

Rasmussen fires back up what looks like a small tractor, and keeps pushing snow with the huge jaws attached to the front of it. He's piled snow several feet high in some spots. But there are patches of the parking lot that are still covered.