It’s currently sunny and beautiful up top, a great morning for hiking. US 441 (Newfound Gap Rd) will be closing at noon today in advance of the coming winter weather. Beginning this afternoon and lasting deep into Saturday, the mountain could receive 7-10” of snow. Temps will fall into the teens and winds will gusts upwards of 45mph tonight. Bring plenty of warm layers and traction devices for a safe and enjoyable trek.