Parts of North Carolina mountains see rare May snowfall

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A rare May snowfall blanketed the mountains near the NC-Tennessee border (WTVD)

Parts of the Smoky Mountains on the North Carolina-Tennesee border were treated to a rare May snowfall this week.

WGHP reported that parts of the Great Smokey Mountains saw a decrease in temperature which brought snow to the higher elevations.

The area started to see sleet Friday night which turned into snowfall.

Mount LeConte saw six inches of snow.

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Temperatures in the Triangle will be nearly 10 degrees cooler Sunday than average, only reaching the upper 60s.

Read more about the snowfall from WGHP.

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