January 15, 2010 – Split El Nino Flow

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

Be sure to check out the FULL Skier’s Forecast Video

You can follow Chief Meteorologist, Brad Panovich via his Twitter page at: twitter.com/WXBRAD

MOUNTAIN FORECAST

Friday: Hi 48° Lo 22° – Partly Sunny.

Saturday: Hi 47° Lo 30° (SNOWMAKING) -Mostly Cloudy

Sunday: Hi 41° Lo 35° (SNOWMAKING) – 80% Chance of snow, mostly cloudy.

Monday: Hi 44° Lo 30° (SNOWMAKING) – 50 % Chance of snow, mostly cloudy.

Tuesday: Hi 45° Lo 27° (SNOWMAKING) – Partly Sunny

Wednesday: Hi 44° Lo 28°(SNOWMAKING) – Partly Sunny

Thursday: Hi 34° Lo 29° – Mostly Cloudy with 50% Chance of precipitation as well as ICE.

Look back on Monday for another Brad Panovich Mountain Weather Forecast.

MLK WEEKEND

Watch out for the crowded weekends at all Ski Resorts, MLK Weekend can be a crazy but a fun time, so parents make sure you know where your kids are at all times and try not to run over anyone on the slopes. The weather is looking A LOT better than we were expecting a few days ago, partly sunny with a chance of some snow on Sunday and maybe Monday, but skiers won’t have to buddle up like an eskimo, which is new for a change! Have a wonder MLK Holiday Weekend and BE SAFE!!

WV Mountains for MLK WEEKEND:

Today: A chance of drizzle after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind between 16 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Tonight: A chance of drizzle before 8pm, then a chance of freezing drizzle. Cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind between 9 and 11 mph.

Saturday: A chance of freezing drizzle before 10am, then a chance of drizzle between 10am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind between 9 and 14 mph. Saturday Night: Freezing rain likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind at 10 mph becoming south. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Freezing rain before 11am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow between 11am and noon, then rain, possibly mixed with snow after noon. High near 36. Windy, with a southeast wind 14 to 17 mph increasing to between 25 and 28 mph. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Sunday Night: Rain or freezing rain, becoming all freezing rain after 2am. Low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.