Snow hits in western North Carolina

POSTED: 4:28 PM Mar 25 2013   UPDATED: 2:35 PM Mar 25 2013

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.