- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - More winter weather is possible in western North Carolina.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the western and southwestern mountains of North Carolina.

The advisory is in effect until late Tuesday morning from Banner Elk to Asheville. Forecasters say snowfall, black ice Tuesday morning and windy conditions are possible. Up to 3 inches of snow could fall on the tops of mountain ridges, although only a dusting of snow is expected in the valleys.

Schools were closed Monday in Avery, Mitchell and Watauga counties.

A winter weather advisory is also in effect in southwestern North Carolina until noon Monday. About 1 inch of snow is expected in the area around Murphy.

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