Published: 11.20.17 9:39am
Good Morning Folks! It’s the coldest morning this season for the valleys with lows in the low 20’s and its below freezing elsewhere across SW NC, prompting Cataloochee Ski Area to open up for the season at 10am this morning! They’ll run through 4:30pm this afternoon and with a solid enough base, they’re likely to stay open for the next several days. Turkey and skiing anyone? Sunshine will dominate the landscape today through most of the week, with a minor disturbance swinging through tomorrow evening and clearing out by Wednesday morning. Temps will pretty much stay the same with each passing day, as highs hit the mid 40’s – upper 50’s each afternoon, with a slight cool down occurring on Thanksgiving (low 40’s – mid 50’s). Minus the dry and colder than normal weather setup, the holiday week ahead looks quiet and this is good news for those visiting us in the mountains or for those heading out to see family across the region.
Temps today will rise to the mid 40’s – upper 50’s depending upon elevation under mostly sunny skies, with a few high clouds developing closer to sunset. Partly cloudy skies eventually fill in before midnight and this will keep temps to the low 30’s across the valley, while the ridgelines sit in the mid – upper 30’s.
Clouds increase throughout the day tomorrow, becoming mostly cloudy along the SC state line as moisture banks against the escarpment. Isolated showers are likely for towns such as Highlands, Cashiers, and... click here for more