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The High Country Has Hit a Cold Snap; How Does Your Area Compare with the Rest of the High Country?

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11:02 am
Brr, we sure hope you stayed warm last night, as temperatures broke first into the single digits and crept toward zero once the sun went down for many places in the High Country. While the temperatures in many places hover in the single digits and low-teens, wind chill factors remain at 5-10 below. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Featured Photo: The High Country Transforms Into a Winter Wonderland as Snow Accumulates This Afternoon

Published Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm
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Snow accumulations continue throughout the High Country as precipitation continues to fall throughout the afternoon. Accumulations ranging from two to seven inches are expected for different parts of the area. Check out some photos of the winter wonderland. Read more… by Madison V. Fisler - Photo by Ken Ketchie
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SugarFest Rescheduled For December 14th Through 16th

Published Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:23 pm
Dec. 7, 2012. Though Sugar Mountain Ski Resort remains open with a 7-29 inch base, four slopes and one lift in operation, SugarFest has been rescheduled and will be held next weekend, December 14th through the 16th. The schedule of activities remains the same; only one weekend later Read more…
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The Winter That Wasn’t: Significantly Less Snowfall, Higher Than Average Temperatures

Published Friday, March 9, 2012 at 10:20 am
March 9, 2012. UPDATE: This winter Boone has only seen 13.7 inches of snow as of the first week of March with spring not far away. Additionally, road salt usage by the NCDOT has been down significantly and independent contractors have not been called in as frequently. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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