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No School for Avery, Watauga County Schools Tuesday, Saturday School for Watauga Students

Source: National Weather Center
Forecast of snow accumulation from this afternoon into tonight. Source: National Weather Center

By Jesse Wood

Jan. 28, 2014. Initially calling for a two-hour delay, administration at both Watauga County Schools and Avery County Schools decided cancel classes for Tuesday, Jan. 28. Watauga County Schools announced it will hold Saturday school on Feb. 1.

Secondary roads are still slick with ice and snow, and followers of Watauga County Road Conditions also report primary roads being slick this morning. According to the National Weather Service, a “quick shot of accumulating” snow is expected between 8 and 11 a.m. Creston and Beech Mountain, in particular, were mentioned in the NWS alert

Check out this weather story about Winter Storm Leon, forecasted to dump more snow near the coast than in the mountains.