Cold and Some Snow for Skiers Forecast

Thursday…Partly Cloudy early – Mostly cloudy late. Highs in the low to mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight’s low should be in the 25° range.

Friday…Look for Mostly cloudy and a chance of snow showers in the morning… Then numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Cooler with highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Look for 1-3" of snow in the favored snow areas. 

Saturday…Partly cloudy with some lingering snow flurries in the AM. Highs in the low to mid 30s. West winds 15 to 25 mph and gusting to 35mph! Overnight lows in the 18° range. 

Sunday…Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs near 50° (47° is a good bet). Lows near freezing (33°)

Monday…Partly cloudy to Mostly Cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s to nearly 50° with a slight chance of drizzle or late snow flurries.

Tuesday…Mostly cloudy in the morning…Then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the morning. A chance of rain showers later. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Wednesday…Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

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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.