Valentine's Day on ice? It may be late! - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Valentine's Day on ice? It may be late!

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Snow may have you focused on having the necessities, like bread and milk, but what about chocolates and flowers?

Valentine's day is Friday. And if you want someone to get a special delivery in time, you may need to have a back up plan, as local florists are forecasting possible delivery delays.

"Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night..." will stop postal workers from their deliveries. But Charlotte florists say in snow they'll do what they can.

"It depends on the weather or the roads conditions where we are going," said Joseph Yi, owner of Todd's Flowers. 

Yi helps his delivery drivers plan out their routes. 

"We're suppose to make a hundred today," said Yi.

A hundred bouquets takes a lot of flowers. And Yi said all the flowers he needs arrived from South America.

But will they go out?

"We're going to take care of orders today and tomorrow morning for Valentines, if customer is okay with that," said Yi.

He'd rather get ahead of the storm instead of wait for after the storm.  And said customers should too.

"If she's going to get Valentine's flowers two days early she's going to enjoy a couple more days," said Yi.

He's been in business for 15 years and knows customers can procrastinate.

"Hundreds of guys they come in, they like to send the flowers," said Yi.

He said he'll watch the weather.

"Biggest day of the year but if a snow hit like this, I don't have any control of it and he knows," said Yi pointing upwards.

He said some customers might have to wait until Saturday the15th.  Yi wants to keep his drivers safe and still keep the ones you love happy.

"Best way, if you really like to do it--you go to the neighborhood flower shop and get the flowers and bring it to your home and she's going to get it, on time," said Yi.

If you take Yi's advice, please drive safe.

Copyright 2014 WBTV. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Assault leads to arrest of suspect in McCracken County, KY

    Assault leads to arrest of suspect in McCracken County, KY

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 6:13 AM EST2018-01-16 11:13:57 GMT
    (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)

    A Mayfield, Kentucky man was arrested Monday night on January 15 after police say he assaulted another man in McCracken County.

    A Mayfield, Kentucky man was arrested Monday night on January 15 after police say he assaulted another man in McCracken County.

  • Heartland businesses closed due to weather

    Heartland businesses closed due to weather

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:34 AM EST2018-01-16 10:34:01 GMT

    A First Alert Action Day has been issued for Friday due to the chance of slick roads from freezing rain.

    A First Alert Action Day has been issued for Friday due to the chance of slick roads from freezing rain.

  • 5 things to know 1/16

    5 things to know 1/16

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:22 AM EST2018-01-16 10:22:01 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay.com)(Source: Pixabay.com)

    Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 16. First Alert Forecast Much of the Heartland will wake up to snow on the ground today. 

    Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 16. First Alert Forecast Much of the Heartland will wake up to snow on the ground today. 

Powered by Frankly