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The Linville River winds through colorful trees near Erwin’s View Overlook at Linville Falls. (Photo by Skip Sickler) This moderate, 1.6-mile trail offers four overlooks for hikers to enjoy sights of autumn leaves and the falls.

The High Country was hit with blustery winds and chilly temperatures Wednesday morning, but forecasters are calling for a gradual warming and drying as the weekend approaches.