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Several NC mountain schools operating on modified schedules Monday due to expected snow

BOONE, N.C. — Several school systems in the North Carolina mountains will be operating on modified schedules or closed on Monday due to snow that is expected to cause travel issues.

Avery County Schools will be closed due to forecasted snow. It will be an optional teacher workday.

Watauga County Schools will be operating on a two-hour delay as icy road conditions are expected. Buses will be traveling on regular routes.

Ashe County Schools will have a remote learning day.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Avery, Ashe, Watauga counties until 4 p.m. One to two inches is expected in most areas of the mountains. Some ski resorts may see up to four inches. Those who are driving in the mountain areas should take caution.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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