Cataloochee Ski Area ↑41° ↓34° Forecast:   2" Base:   0"
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Today's Forecast
↑41° ↓34°
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  • Dewpoint↓37° / ↑35°
  • Humidity↓92% / ↑95%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow2"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Overcast throughout the day. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a trace in the early morning and a trace amount in the afternoon followed by another 2 to 4 inches in the evening.
Potential Precip: 0.47 to 2.33 inches
Winds SE 5 to 14 mph through the morning becoming SE 18 to 30 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 36 mph. Wind chill expected to be 16 to 32 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 15th
↑39° ↓26°
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  • Dewpoint↓34° / ↑27°
  • Humidity↓90% / ↑97%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow1"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Overcast becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain and snow after daylight and then rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snowfall expected to be a dusting in the early morning followed by another dusting before noon and a trace amount in the afternoon.
Potential Precip: 0.1 to 0.5 inches
Winds SE 8 to 17 mph through the morning becoming NW 11 to 22 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be 3 to 26 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 16th
↑45° ↓24°
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  • Dewpoint↓24° / ↑24°
  • Humidity↓49% / ↑91%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
None expected throughout the day.
None expected throughout the day.
Winds NW 9 to 20 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 25 mph. Expected wind chill to be 2 to 34 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 17th
↑50° ↓37°
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  • Dewpoint↓28° / ↑26°
  • Humidity↓40% / ↑69%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
None expected today.
No precipitation expected today.
Winds variable at 2 to 9 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 11 mph. Expected wind chill to be 33 to 41 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 18th
↑48° ↓37°
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  • Dewpoint↓31° / ↑30°
  • Humidity↓55% / ↑78%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
No precipitation expected.
Winds variable at 1 to 8 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 1 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 32 to 39 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Monday the 19th
↑43° ↓34°
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  • Dewpoint↓32° / ↑30°
  • Humidity↓69% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon, rain in the evening.
None expected throughout the day.
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning shifting to NW 6 to 15 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 24 to 28 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update14 Nov
  • Snow Past 24 hrs"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total"
  • Average Base Depth"
  • Today's Snow Potential2"
Comments
  • High Lift Elevation5400
  • Base Elevation4660
  • Vertical Drop0ft
  • Longest Trail2mi
  • Trails of 10
  • Lifts of 4
  • Acreage of 15 ( )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
43°
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Conditions
  • Humidity93%
  • Dewpoint41°
  • SustainedSE 7mph
  • GustingSE 0mph
  • Visibility10.00 miles
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Light Rain
Location
Jackson County Airport, NC
  • Elevation4,751ft
  • UpdatedNov 14 @ 04:14
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Location
  • City: Maggie Valley
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
October 31, 2018 - Western US Short and Long Range Weather Outlook
It's all in the video...

If you check our long range season outlook posted in September, we have it covered, snow happening as planned, and more to come as we expected, no surprises:



It's also helpful to stay updated via our forecasts for individual resorts, for the finer details.

Expanded Outlook

Wednesday
↑41° / ↓34°
iconWinds: SE 5 to 14 mph, then SE 18 to 30 mph
iconForecast Snow: 2"
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AM

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↑40° / ↓37°
Sky
Cloudy through the morning. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a trace in the early morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.18 to 0.88 inches
Winds
Morning winds SE 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Wind chill expected to be 30 to 32 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑40° / ↓34°
Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain in the afternoon and then rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Snowfall expected to be a trace amount in the afternoon, then another 2 to 4 inches in the evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.29 to 1.45 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds SE 18 to 30 mph with gusts up to 36 mph. Expected wind chill to be 16 to 32 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,493ft
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Thursday
↑39° / ↓26°
iconWinds: SE 8 to 17 mph, then NW 11 to 22 mph
iconForecast Snow: 1"
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AM

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↑37° / ↓33°
Sky
Cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the morning. Chance of rain and snow after daylight.
Snow
Snowfall forecasted to be a dusting in the early morning, then another trace before noon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.09 to 0.45 inches
Winds
Morning winds SE 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Wind chill expected to be 15 to 25 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑38° / ↓26°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening. Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon, rain and snow in the evening.
Snow
Expected snowfall to be a trace in the afternoon.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 11 to 22 mph with gusts up to 42 mph. Expected wind chill to be 3 to 26 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,493ft
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Friday
↑45° / ↓24°
iconWinds: NW 9 to 20 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑40° / ↓24°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds NW 9 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill expected to be 2 to 29 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑44° / ↓39°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be 28 to 34 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,493ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑50° / ↓37°
iconWinds: variable 2 to 9 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑39° / ↓37°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming clear before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
None expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds variable at 2 to 9 mph. Wind chill expected to be 33 to 38 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑46° / ↓43°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be 33 to 41 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,493ft
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Sunday
↑48° / ↓37°
iconWinds: variable 1 to 8 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑39° / ↓38°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected in the morning hours.
Winds
Morning winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 33 to 37 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑44° / ↓41°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected.
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Expected wind chill to be 32 to 39 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,493ft
temperature graph
Monday
↑43° / ↓34°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then NW 6 to 15 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑36° / ↓35°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Expected wind chill to be 24 to 28 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑38° / ↓37°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the afternoon and evening. Expect periods of rain through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: trace amount
Winds
Afternoon winds NW 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Expected wind chill to be 24 to 27 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 4,493ft
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Snow Maker's Corner

Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature44°
  • Soil Low Temperature42°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature43°
  • Soil Low Temperature41°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature42°
  • Soil Low Temperature39°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature44°
  • Soil Low Temperature38°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature47°
  • Soil Low Temperature39°
Base Wet Bulb Temperatures (F)
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