We’ve already reported that the some areas of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic have been receiving some natural snow. As mentioned earlier the North Carolina Mountains have received 2" or so. Lori Epp, up at Wisp Resort reported that they picked up 6 inches of snow in the past 4 days and 3 inches of snow overnight! As has been the case all season, the West Virginia mountains have gotten the most snow today. Laura Parquette had posted 4" of new snow this morning, taking them to 117" on the season! She then wrote me a short time ago and they now have seen 7" of snow this week, after 11" of snow last week.
Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich says that Snowshoe and the WV mountains are perhaps looking at nearly a FOOT more snow over the next 5-7 days!
The forecast for the North Carolina mountains for this evening calls for perhaps another 1-3" or so of new snow. There’s snow in the forecast for Thurday and Saturday night into Sunday and Monday as well. All of our weather gurus are saying that these will be quick bursts of snow since there isn’t a ton of moisture for all of this cold air to work with. However, snow-to-liquid ratios will be very high due to the frigid temps and that could cause some slightly higher snowfall tallies – particularly into WV and Maryland.
We’ve had a lot of people asking about our buddy Brad Panovich and Brad makes an appearance via the skier’s forecast that appears on the front page of the site via the graphic link in the middle column of SkiSoutheast.com
Click here for the Weekend Skier’s Forecast for the Southeast and Mid Atlantic as Brad features forecasts for Snowshoe, Cataloochee and Beech Mountains today. Also check out Meteorologist Matthew East’s Skier’s Forecast posted every few days by clicking here> Southeast Skier’s Forecast
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