Forecast for Stowe, Vermont for this weekend (according to the NWS):
- Tonight: Snow before 2am, then sleet between 2am and 4am, then freezing rain after 4am. Temperature falling to near 17 by 9pm, then rising to around 30 during the remainder of the night. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a southeast wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
- Sunday: Rain or freezing rain before 1pm, then drizzle likely. High near 45. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
So.... Sounds like sometime around 2AM the skiing should be really good and by the time they open the lifts on Sunday the skiing will be, ummmmm, "good for you". Some places get powder days... we get powder nights.