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Snow closes several roads in the Smokies, Sevier County

If you're driving in or around the mountains Saturday, be prepared to take a few detours.

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. — A wintry mix of snow and rain is stretching across East Tennessee Saturday morning, leading to dangerous road conditions in the higher elevations.

Several roads are now closed in Sevier County due to weather.

The entrance to Wear Cove Gap at Line Springs Road to Metcalf Bottoms area is temporarily closed due to snow and ice. 

Foothills Parkway West is also closed due to snow and ice. 

The Cades Cove Loop Road is temporarily closed for the same reasons. 

Laurel Creek Road is temporarily closed at the Townsend Wye also due to weather.

We'll post more Smokies road closures if any more occur today. You can also follow them on Twitter @SmokiesRoadsNPS.