Published: 3.28.15 7:19am
Good Morning Folks! Snow is on the ground, temps are in the teens and flurries are in the air. You would think its January based on the conditions outside this morning but we are in early spring and as normal as this may be (late season snow), it’s still a shock to the system after several 65°F + days this past week. Roughly 3 - 4" is being reported along the TN line and places like Cataloochee Ski Area, with a report of 4" from The Thundering Herd which sits 1 mile from Cat. Flurries and light snow were reported across most of the region last night and for most it was a nice window dressing to their view while others like Cataloochee Ski Area actually had to use caution when driving as snow began to accumulate sometime late last night.
Temps are currently in the teens this morning and even with the snow wrapping up along the TN line and mostly sunny skies setting up shop, temps will only rise to the low 30’s – low 40’s depending upon elevation. Factor in steady NW winds around 10 – 20mph and it will feel colder, but thankfully it’s a dry airmass moving into the region as opposed to a moist airmass as that would have made for a raw day. Good luck to everyone walking or running in the Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon & 5K today in Cullowhee and be sure to dress appropriately. Tonight will be another frigid... click here for more