Thousands of residents in our mountains are still without power after last nights snow storm. The hardest hit areas were Ashe and Alleghany Counties. In Boone, Blue Ridge Electric has hundreds of linemen working to repair damaged utility lines. WFDD's Kathryn Mobley spoke with Public Relations Director Renee Whitener.
A fast moving winter storm is pushing into the North Carolina mountains. The National Weather Service predicts the heavy amounts of snow will drop along the southern to central Appalachians from the Tennessee/North Carolina border to West Virginia. And meteorologists estimate an accumulation of 4-to-9 inches of snow.