STILL STUCK IN THE DEEP FREEZE

HERES’ THE SKIER’S FORECAST FOR THE MIDATLANTIC AND SOUTHEAST RESORTS:

Looks like we’ll be stuck in the deep freeze for today and tonight, then things will ease up a bit. Here goes…..

WISP RESORT – More morning snow showers for Friday possibly leaving another 1/2 inch of snow. Winds will be from the northwest around 15 to 20 mph. Temperatures will warm up into the low 20’s with wind chills in the single digits. Sunny skies for the weekend with highs Saturday in the low 30’s and Sunday will bring on the 40’s.

TIMBERLINE and CANAAN – Morning snow showers for Friday may bring another 1/2 inch of snow with winds from the northwest around 15 to 20 mph. Temperatures will warm up into the low 20’s, feeling like single digits when you factor the wind in. Sunny skies for the weekend with highs Saturday in the middle 30’s and Sunday in the middle 40’s.

SNOWSHOE – Tack on another 2 or 3 inches of new snow for Friday with highs in the low and middle teens. It’ll feel like -10 to -15 thanks to the wind…. BRRRRRR !!!!! Clear and cold again for Friday night with more single digits. Sunshine for the weekend with upper 20’s Saturday and around 40 for Sunday.

WINTERGREEN, VA & OBER GATLINBURG, TN – Partly Cloudy to mostly sunny for Friday with highs in the low and middle 30’s and blustery winds. Sunshine for the weekend with low 40’s Saturday and upper 40’s/low 50’s Sunday.

HERE’S THE OUTLOOK FOR THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS….

Maybe a very early morning flurry or two, then drying out for Friday but still cold and windy with highs around 24 to 27 degrees. The winds will settle down into the 10 to 15 mph range by the afternoon as well. A virtual heat wave for the weekend as high pressure builds in across the southeast, with sunshine and highs in the upper 30’s Saturday and middle 40’s Sunday. On into early next week, we’ll maintain this pattern, maybe even add a degree or two to the high temperatures.

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Mike Doble
Mike is the Editor and founder of SkiSoutheast.com, SkiNC.com and ResortCams.com. 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.