A Mild Week Ahead with Sunny Skies for the Ski Resorts

As of 7am this morning there is no snowmaking going on at the ski areas as temps have now moderated as expected. After a three-plus day of cold temps, we’ll see above normal temperatures this week. The weather will be dominated by lots of sunshine, daytime temps in the 50s and 60s and dry conditions all week.

Here’s the forecast by region:

North Carolina Ski Resort Weather Forecast:

Monday: Hi: 57 Lo: 34 – Sunny, milder. Gusty winds over 30-40 mph at highest elevations.

Tuesday: Hi: 62 Lo: 33 – Sunny skies and NW winds 10-20 mph.

Wednesday: Hi: 64 Lo: 33 – Mostly sunny

Thursday: Hi: 62 Lo: 32 – Sunny skies

Friday: Hi: 61 Lo: 33 – Mild temps continue with sunny skies

Sunny, still mild

WEST VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND SKI RESORT FORECAST
(Includes Wisp Resort, Snowshoe, Canaan Valley, Timberline)

Today: Sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind between 10 and 14 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind between 9 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 39. North wind between 8 and 13 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind between 3 and 7 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Veterans Day: Sunny, with a high near 58.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

WINTERPLACE RESORT WEATHER FORECAST / INCLUDES VIRGINIA SKI AREAS:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind between 8 and 11 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 35. West wind around 8 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind between 6 and 11 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 45. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Veterans Day: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

OBER GATLINBURG SKI RESORT WEATHER FORECAST:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 31. South wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 39.

Veterans Day: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

HOW MUCH SNOW FELL?

We received several reports and also picked up some Cocorahs reports for the region. Most of the region received a nice dusting to perhaps an inch or snow of snow from Thursday evening into Saturday night.

The highest snow totals we heard from were:

Beech Mountain with 5.3"

Sugar reported 4"

Farther southwest in the Smokies, snow totals were in the 6"-9" range. (We saw video last night from Gatlinburg and things were quite nice.

Cataloochee Ski Area – 6"

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