December 21, 2009 – The Cold Air isn’t as Strong this Time Around, Forcing Ice Later in the Week.

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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Monday: Hi 29° Lo 17°(SNOWMAKING) – Partly sunny, 40% Chance of Snow.

Tuesday: Hi 30° Lo 20°(SNOWMAKING) – Mostly sunny

Wednesday: Hi 38° Lo 28° -Partly sunny, slight chance of Rain at night according to the NWS.
Thursday: Hi 39° Lo 29°  – 50%  Chance of rain, possibly ICE.

Friday: Hi 40° Lo 32°  –  50% Chance of Rain, possibly ICE.

Saturday: Hi 28° Lo 19°(SNOWMAKING) – Mostly cloudy, 50% Chance of Snow.

Sunday: Hi 24° Lo 13° (SNOWMAKING) – Partly Sunny, 50% Chance of Snow.


Monday: Hi 25° Lo 17°(SNOWMAKING) – Snow showers likely. Cloudy, according to the NWS total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Tuesday: Hi 29° Lo 17° (SNOWMAKING) -A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. 

Wednesday: Hi 34° Lo 2° – Partly sunny.

Thursday: Hi 34° Lo 27° (SNOWMAKING) – Mostly cloudy, snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely at night.

Friday: Hi 37° Lo 24° (SNOWMAKING) – Rain, snow, and sleet likely. Cloudy, chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday: Hi 27° Lo 16° (SNOWMAKING) – 50% chance of snow showers.

Sunday: Hi 24° Lo11° (SNOWMAKING)- 30% chance of snow showers.

Look for Brad’s next Skier’s Forecast video on Wednesday morning!

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Mike is the Editor and founder of, and Since September 1996 he has posted more than 13,000 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.