RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Snow is expected in the higher elevations of some of the North Carolina mountains.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 4 p.m. Monday because of the threat of snow in the area.
The advisory is in effect in Graham, Haywood, Swain and northern Jackson counties. Up to 3 inches of snow is possible at the highest elevations.
Schools in Avery, Madison, Watauga and Yancey counties will open two hours later than usual because of the threat of snow.
Light snow was reported in Boone early Monday.
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