Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday evening

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WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet accumulations may range from about an inch in the southern part of the Watch area to 2 to 3 inches along the far northern Blue Ridge mountains. Ice accumulations could approach one quarter inch in many areas.

* WHERE...Western North Carolina mountain locations along and east of the central and northern Blue Ridge mountains, the adjacent North Carolina foothills, and the northwest piedmont of western North Carolina.

* WHEN...Light wintry precipitation may develop on Saturday, but with accumulations occurring primarily from Saturday evening through Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the snow, sleet, and ice. Travel could become treacherous.

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