Wind-blown snow creates dangerous conditions in North Carolina mountains

Wind-blown snow creates dangerous conditions in North Carolina mountains

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.

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

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