Avery County Schools closed, Watauga and Ashe going remote Friday due to winter weather threat
The county is under a winter storm warning, with potential for a large amount of snow.
AVERY COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - District officials have announced that all schools in Avery County will be closed to students on Friday as winter weather conditions are threatening the North Carolina high country.
Watauga County Schools and Ashe County Schools will both operate on an inclement weather remote learning day.
The area is currently under a winter storm warning, with a chance for ‘substantial snow’ over the next two days.
Temperatures are also expected to drop throughout the night and during the day tomorrow.
Showers and severe storms also threatened the high country this morning and afternoon.
Avery County teachers will have an opportunity to take Friday as an optional teacher workday.
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