Snow hits in western North Carolina

POSTED: 4:28 PM Mar 25 2013   UPDATED: 5:56 PM Mar 25 2013
BOONE, N.C. -

Spring is not yet in the air as a burst of wintry weather is expected to bring snow to several western mountain counties in the coming hours.

Forecasters say up to 10 inches of snow is possible in Ashe and Watauga counties, with lesser amounts in other areas of western North Carolina.

Click here to view photos of the snow that hit the area on Monday.