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Expected snow causing early school dismissals in the mountains

Snowfall could start as early as 1 p.m.
chools in the High Country are releasing students early due to expected snowfall Thursday.
chools in the High Country are releasing students early due to expected snowfall Thursday.
Published: Jan. 6, 2022 at 11:47 AM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Schools in the High Country are releasing students early due to expected snowfall Thursday.

Avery County Schools will release all students at noon. Meanwhile, Newland Elementary was dismissed at 11:30 a.m. and Avery Middle at 11:45 a.m.

Watauga County Schools are dismissing students at 1 p.m.

Ashe County elementary students will be dismissed at 1 p.m., middle schools at 1:30 p.m., and high schools and the Early College at 2 p.m.

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