SEVEN SPRINGS (KDKA) — Temperatures have been dropping, which means it’s time for Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort to fire up their snowmaking machines.READ MORE: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating McKeesport Shooting, Man In Critical Condition
While some parts of the Pittsburgh area saw a dusting of real snow Saturday morning, the two resorts turned on their snowmaking system to start creating some fake powder for skiers and snowboarders.
The resorts say they will run their snowmaking systems for as long as conditions allow. The outside air temperature determines when snowmaking can begin.READ MORE: Motley Crue, Def Leppard's Pittsburgh Concert Rescheduled To Next Summer
Opening day dates for both Seven Springs and Hidden Valley will be announced in the near future.
Last year, Seven Springs began making snow on Nov. 10 and opened on Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving.MORE NEWS: Mon Valley Hospital Agrees To New Contract With 44% Of Its Employees