HERE’S THE SKIER’S FORECAST FOR THE MIDATLANTIC AND SOUTHEAST RESORTS:
For WISP, TIMBERLINE & CANAAN…. A cold Sunday with temperatures in the middle and upper 20’s as the area picks up an inch or so of snow through the day (50%). Snow chances increase for Sunday night (70%) with 2 to 4 inches piling up as temperatures plunge to around 10 degrees. A 40% chance of snow holds over into Monday and Tuesday with temperatures in the upper teens and lower 20’s for highs.
SNOWSHOE…. Frigid temperatures to wrap up the weekend on Sunday with highs in the upper teens and wind chills around zero. A possible 2 to 4 inches of new snow (50%). More snow likely (90%) for Sunday night with temperatures near zero and an additional 2 to 4 inches piling up. Starting off the week with more snow both Monday and Tuesday (40%) and highs in the middle and upper teens.
WINTERGREEN…. A slight chance of rain or snow showers (20%) on Sunday with highs in the upper 30’s. As temperatures fall into the middle teens Sunday night, a 30% chance of snow will bring a dusting to half an inch of accumulation. Sunny skies are back for Monday with highs in the middle 30’s.
OBER GATLINBURG…. A 40% chance of snow on Sunday could bring as much as a half inch accumulation with highs around 33 degree. Another possible half inch of snow overnight with the mercury falling into the lower teens. Skies clear up to start the week on Monday with highs in the middle 30’s.
HERE’S THE OUTLOOK FOR THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS….
Occasional snow showers (60%) for the High Country on Sunday with an inch or two possible and temperatures in the upper 20’s. Another shot of cold air and moisture will bump up the snow odds a bit (70%) for Sunday night with an additional 1 to 3 inches piling up as temperatures fall into the low teens. Gusty winds will make the wind chill feel as cold as -3 at times. Skies are partly cloudy Monday with a high in the upper 20’s, but more light snow showers are back for Tuesday (30%) with cooler readings in the middle 30’s.
Submitted by Meteorologist Marcus Lynch