Welcome to winter weather, 2014. Snow and slick roads are causing High Country residents to go into full of the rest of us, trying to get around. High Winds have brought down power lines in the area, Deep Gap firemen joining utility crews at Stony Fork Road and US 421 where a line was down, and a downed line in Wilkes early this morning started a fast-moving grass fire that firemen had to deal with.
The weather turned treacherous yesterday as the morning hours brought some freezing precipitation