GSMNP will be closing US 441 (Newfound Gap Rd) at 7:00 PM tonight in preparation for the coming storm and plummeting temperatures. No timetable for when it will reopen.
Guests with reservations for Tuesday, Nov. 12 still have access to trails emanating from Cherokee Orchard.
Rain is moving across the state and should hit the East TN region overnight. It is currently 40° at the lodge with a slowly falling temperature. Any snowfall will occur during the night and early morning hours.