Another band of snow will move into the region tonight. That plus temperatures into the lower 20s will create slick spots across the mountains. Additional accumulation of up to a half inch is possible in the valleys, while up to an additional inch is possible on the ridges. While significant snow is not expected, we have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Tuesday afternoon.
Former UNC President Bill Friday confirmed to WYMT's sister station, WITN, that Andy Griffith has died in North Carolina.
The 86-year-old actor died at his home around 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Griffith's legacy role, which earned him the title of "America's Favorite Sheriff" was on "The Andy Griffith" show. The show ran from 1960-1968. Griffith also produced and starred in the television series "Matlock."
Griffith received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005 from President George W. Bush.