Winter Weather Prompts School Closures in North Carolina's Watauga County

A weather system approaching North Carolina brought rain, sleet, and snow to the state on February 20, with around two inches of snow expected to accumulate in the northwestern mountains, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

Twitter user @snowgoddesslori filmed this video on US 321 south of Boone on Thursday afternoon.

Areas in northwest North Carolina braced for snow on Thursday, leading Watauga County Schools to cancel classes. The NWS predicted that the winter weather would continue throughout Thursday evening as the storm moved east. Credit: @snowgoddesslori via Storyful