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Winter storm for Rockies and High Plains

A storm system over the northern Rockies will move eastward towards the High Plains by Christmas Day. The system will produce snow over parts of the Great Basin, Rockies and High Plains on Christmas. Some of the snow will be heavy, with hazardous travel conditions. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect in these areas.
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Vail CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 12 °F

Christmas
Day

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

High: 28 °F

Thursday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 8 °F

Friday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 16 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: -1 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 16 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: -2 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 22 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Christmas Day Snow likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Thursday Night Snow likely, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 16. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
  • Sunday A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
  • Sunday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Monday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 17.