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Several inches of snow expected in NC mountains this week

Posted December 2, 2019 7:29 a.m. EST
Updated December 2, 2019 10:49 a.m. EST

— Western North Carolina will see some snow this week, according to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner.

At 7 a.m. on Monday, some flurries were already reported in Boone. The area could see between 1 and 3 inches of snow Monday and Tuesday.

According to Gardner, the North Carolina mountains are under a winter storm warning until Tuesday morning, with up to 10 inches of snow possible in spots.

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Gardner said areas like Boone and Asheville shouldn't see more than several inches, but "once you get up to higher elevations, this will be a significant event."

According to the National Weather Service, higher mountain peaks like Beech Mountain and Mount Mitchell could see more than 10 inches.

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