01/25/2015 updated at 7:50 am - Current conditions: 21 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Yesterday's high was 26 degrees with an overnight low of 15 degrees. Park received a trace of snow yesterday; with winds gusting between 25-40 mph the peak wind gust was 49.3 mph.
Mount Mitchell State Park is closed. The blue ridge parkway access is closed from highway 80 and south of Mount Mitchell(from Asheville)due to hazardous road conditions.