ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) -- Some light snow is headed into our region ahead of more significant snow expected over the weekend.
A winter weather advisory is in effect starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday through noon Wednesday for Haywood, Madison, Mitchell, Swain & Yancey Counties for light snow accumulations of 1 to 2" above 3,500 feet.
More cold and wind coming tonight, along with some flurries or light snow for valleys, especially closer to the TN border. Watch out for some icy/slick road conditions north of Asheville through Wednesday morning.
Temperatures will fall below freezing for Western North Carolina, and with wind gusts over 25 miles per hour, it will feel like the 10s!
Wednesday will be gusty and cold with flurries possible early.
Highs Wednesday won't get out of the 30s for much of the Western North Carolina, so stay bundled up!
Thursday will bring more sunshine and somewhat milder weather. Friday will likely be the warmest day of the next seven as highs touch the upper 40s.
Most of the wintry weather will start by sunset Saturday, lasting through early Monday, possibly even longer.
Significant snow and sleet accumulations are expected for many, so plan for major impacts on roads.