You May Be Horrified To Hear The Updated Winter-Into-Spring Forecast For North Carolina

This past weekend, portions of North Carolina were hit with ambient temperatures in the teens below zero. Additionally, on January 9, Grandfather Mountain reported wind gusts of more than 100 mph. And we’re sure you’ll remember that in December, some places in the mountains received more than 20 inches of snow – in under 24 hours.

All of this got us thinking: WHAT is going on with the winter weather this year, and just how long will this continue? You may find the answers a bit horrifying. Take a look below at the overall explanation and then get a peek at what we can expect, month-by-month, through April.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Bundle up, North Carolina. It’s going to be a bitterly cold ride (according to this report from, but just think of all the winter activities you’ll get to enjoy for the next several months! From snow tubing parks to skiing and other awesome winter activities, if we’re going to be hammered with a bitterly cold winter we can at least enjoy ourselves!