After a cold front pushed through the state Monday, the North Carolina mountains began seeing significant snow accumulation along the border with Tennessee.
Tuesday afternoon estimates placed the amount of snowfall between 3-6 inches for much of the mountains.
Happy meteorological ❄️winter❄️! Those in the 🗻 don't have to 👀 at the calendar to know it's winter. A fresh coat of 3-8 in of ❄️ fell near the TN border with up to a foot in the Smoky's! Snow will taper off today.— NWS GSP (@NWSGSP) December 1, 2020
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The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for areas above 3,500 feet elevation and a Winter Weather Advisory for areas below 3,500 feet elevation.
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Some schools in the mountains delayed classes or moved them all online for Tuesday.
Mountain ski resorts are also taking this opportunity to make snow in an effort to open up slopes as soon as possible.