A WARM START TO THE WEEKEND… A BIT OF WINTER TO FOLLOW

HERE’S THE SKIER’S FORECAST FOR THE MIDATLANTIC AND SOUTHEAST RESORTS:

For WISP, TIMBERLINE & CANAAN…. A sunny start to the weekend with highs around the freezing mark. Temperatures fall into the 20’s overnight with a 40% chance of freezing rain developing. For Sunday, a wintry mix of rain and freezing rain is likely (70%) in the morning, with temperatures gradually warming up into the lower 40’s. A 40% snow chance moves in for Monday with a high in the lower 30’s.

SNOWSHOE…. Saturday will be sunny with a high around 35 degrees to start off the weekend. An 80% chance of freezing rain develops late Saturday night with lows in the middle 20’s. By Sunday a mix of rain and freezing rain is likely (70%) with highs in the lower 30’s. A 50% chance of snow lingers for Monday with a high around the freezing mark.

WINTERGREEN…. Sunny skies will start things off on Saturday with highs in the upper 40’s. Clouds move in for Saturday night with an 80% chance of snow and sleet developing as temperatures fall into the upper 20’s. A wintry mix of rain or freezing rain on Sunday (90%) with a high around 33 degrees. Clouds are on the decrease Monday with highs in the lower 40’s.

OBER GATLINBURG… A nice start to the weekend with partly cloudy skies Saturday and highs in the middle 50’s. Rain showers (70%) with maybe a thunderstorm in the mix Saturday night as lows hold in the 40’s. More wet weather (90%) for Sunday with temperatures in the upper 50’s. A bit cooler for Monday with lower 50’s and partly cloudy skies.

HERE’S THE OUTLOOK FOR THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS….
The weekend will begin with sunshine and temperatures around 50 degrees. A good chance of rain moves in Saturday evening (90%) with a possible thunderstorm in the mix and lows in the middle 30’s. Another good chance of rain (90%) Sunday with highs in the ballpark of 50 degrees. As temperatures cool down Sunday night, a rain/snow mix may linger into early Monday morning…. than changing back to rain showers with highs in the middle 40’s.
Submitted by Meteorologist Marcus Lynch