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Storm could bring 1 foot of snow to western NC

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GREER, SC (AP) -- The cold part of Superstorm Sandy that is causing problems along the East Coast could bring one foot or more of snow to the mountains of western North Carolina.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the mountains of western North Carolina until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Snow was reported early Monday in Boone. It was expected to spread later Monday and Tuesday.

Forecasters say an inch or more of snow could fall in the area early Monday. Up to 5 inches of snow was possible Monday night and up to 8 inches of snow was possible Tuesday in higher elevations.

Winds of 25 mph to 35 mph were expected to bring down power lines. Gusts of up to 65 mph are possible.

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