Banner Elk Weather Report for the NC Mountains

The North Carolina Mountains will be breezy Thursday and Friday with mostly clear skies after Thursday’s early AM drizzle. Highs Thursday will be what they are at daybreak with falling temps the rest of the day. (High around 42°). Friday will be about the same with highs around 40°. Overnight lows both Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights will be near 22°. (Snowmaking temps???)

Saturday will be clear and a bit milder with highs around 47°. Light and variable winds . Look for a partly cloudy day Sunday with highs near 50° and lows around 28°. Things will get a bit warmer each of the next few days (Mon-Wed) with highs getting close to 60° by Wednesday…with lows in the 40s.

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Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of, and Since September 1996 he has posted close to 14,000 posts, articles, photos and videos promoting all of the ski areas of North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.Mike is the father of four daughters, is an avid skier and enjoys golf, tennis, kayaking and hiking in the mountains. Winter snowsports and Summer boating on Watauga Lake are among his favorite pastimes.