Heavy snowfall expected for NC mountains

National Weather Service

National Weather Service

BLACKSBURG, Va. – The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the mountains of North Carolina on Saturday.

The NWS says that periods of heavy snow are expected from midnight Saturday until 4 p.m. Sunday.

Accumulations of two to four inches are expected to impact untreated roads creating hazardous driving conditions.

It is recommended that drivers be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility.