XC Ski Conditions 3/6
Forbush Corner: Track groomed out beautifully. Bright sun takes away the cold temps. Open on the weekend only at 9am.
Hanson Hills: Trails are amazing!! All trails groomed with Fresh Set tracks yesterday!!
Mason Tract: Being groomed for classical only.
XC Ski Headquarters: Trails groomed up very nicely yesterday. With the sun out and temperature warming to 20F, it was a Pure Michigan X-C Skiing day. Today looks fantastic too! The forecast calls for a high of 25F and sunny skies!
Ginzu Dana will be re-grooming all the trails early this morning.
All 8 trails are open for a total of 18 kilometers (11 miles) of classic skiing and skate skiing. Depth of packed snow ranges from 16 to 29 inches (34 inches in the Blizzard X-C Ski Park where we make snow). Depth of unpacked snow ranges from 19 to 42 inches. Conditions are very very good to excellent for classic and skate skiing.
9 & 10 weather:
Another brutally cold and clear morning but today will be another sunny day! Temperatures will get a bit of a boost from yesterday as highs will be in the low 20s to a possible 30 degree reading. Winds today will be out of the South/Southeast at 8-18mph for the U.P. and Straits while the Lower Peninsula will see winds more around 5-15mph. Tonight will bring in cloud cover for the U.P. and increasing clouds for the Northern L.P. Skies closer to Lake Huron and in the Central L.P. will remain mostly clear to partly cloudy. Overnight lows will range from 11 to 20 degrees.
Friday will be average or slightly above for temperatures but a little snow will start to move in for the U.P. in the late morning and early afternoon. Most of the Northern L.P. will see a chance for some snow, possibly a touch of mix closer to Lake Michigan & M-72, in the afternoon and evening hours. The Central L.P. will see mostly sunny to partly sunny skies. Highs will be in the upper 20s to upper 30s! Saturday will be mostly to partly sunny with highs in the low 20s to low 30s. Sunday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a chance for some afternoon snow in the U.P. and Northern L.P. Highs will be in the mid 20s to mid 30s.
Monday will be partly to mostly cloudy with a chance for some light snow. Highs will be in the upper 20s to mid 30s. Tuesday will be partly cloudy with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Wednesday will be mostly to partly sunny with highs in the lower 20s to lower 30s.
-Meteorologist Michael Stevens