• Wind-blown snow creates dangerous conditions in North Carolina mountains

    By: Dave Faherty

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    AVERY COUNTY, N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Transportation, along with towns like Banner Elk and Beach Mountain, put down salt Monday to prepare for the winter weather conditions.

    [FORECAST: Schools closed as winter weather moves into High Country]

    Strong winds have been making the preparations more challenging, with snow being blown back onto the roadways.

    >> Channel 9’s Dave Faherty has a look at the conditions in the High County, in the video at the top of this page.

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