Winter weather prompts school closings, delays in NC mountain counties

WBTV Tuesday morning weather forecast

HIGH COUNTRY, N.C. (WBTV) - Winter weather, including wind and freezing temperatures, prompted school closings and delays in the North Carolina mountain counties Tuesday.

Avery County Schools will be closed Tuesday. The district was initially placed on a three-hour delay as school leaders monitored the forecast. Watauga County Schools and Ashe County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday.

Crews assessed road conditions overnight. Buses plan to run limited routes A.

All three districts, Avery County Schools, Watauga County Schools and Ashe County Schools, were closed Monday following a Winter Storm Warning and a Wind Advisory for certain areas.

Stay with us as we continue to track this system and update you throughout the day.

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