December 11, 2009 – Cold Artic Air is Spilling into the Southeast!

Meteorologist Brad Panovich just updated us with his newest Skier’s Forecast for the ski areas from West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina.

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Friday: Hi 21° Lo 4° (SNOWMAKING) – Mostly sunny, Northwest wind between 10 and 14 mph.

Saturday: Hi 27° Lo 13° (SNOWMAKING) – A slight chance of snow and sleet between 1pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of sleet after 3pm.

Sunday: Hi 34° Lo 25°  – Rain or freezing rain, becoming all rain after 1pm. South wind around 7 mph becoming west.

Monday: Hi 44° Lo 28° – Partly sunny, a chance of showers at night.

Tuesday: Hi 45° Lo 33° – A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy.

Wednesday: Hi 35° Lo 28° (SNOWMAKING) – Partly sunny

Thursday: Hi 27° Lo 18° (SNOWMAKING) –  Partly sunny.


Friday: Hi 19° Lo 7° (SNOWMAKING) – Sunny, wind chill values as low as -15. Windy, with a west wind between 26 and 33 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.

Saturday: Hi 32° Lo 27° (SNOWMAKING) – Mostly sunny. Wind chill values as low as -5. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming south.

Sunday: Hi 40° Lo 32°  – Rain, mainly before 4pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind between 15 and 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. The NWS is predicting new rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday: Hi 44° Lo 32° – Partly sunny, a chance of showersat night. Mostly cloudy. NWS predicts a hance of precipitation is 30% in the Snowshoe area.

Tuesday: Hi 36° Lo 22° – A chance of rain showers, snow showers, and freezing rain. Mostly cloudy.

Wednesday: Hi 26° Lo 16° – A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday: Hi 21° – Partly sunny

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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.