BOONE, NC (FOX Carolina) - Jim Cantore is in North Carolina as "Winter Storm Diego" blasted the Carolinas Sunday.
Cantore tweeted videos of the snow beginning to fall in Boone, late Saturday.
On Friday, the Weather Channel meteorologist tweeted that Asheville was also in his sights.
Cantore responded to 2 tweets Friday morning, implying he would be headed to the Western North Carolina Mountains.
tell them Asheville later today Alexis :) Hope that helps :)— Jim Cantore (@JimCantore) December 7, 2018
LOL! Asheville.— Jim Cantore (@JimCantore) December 7, 2018
Cantore has been tweeting about the winter storm as well and expected it to hit parts of the Carolinas “like a hammer in spots.”
From Saturday night on (regardless of NAM precip type) watch how rapidly and heavy the precipitation spreads across parts of the i85, i40, i26 and i77 corridors Saturday night into Sunday morning. That is the takeaway for travelers. It will come in like a hammer in spots. pic.twitter.com/vQCBbgx9WF— Jim Cantore (@JimCantore) December 7, 2018
FOX Carolina’s meteorologists also expect the Mountains to see heavy snow, with an ice threat possible in the Upstate.