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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.48°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 12031ft.

Windy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed W 36 G 39 mph
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 10 Dec 2:53 am MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Garfield CO

Winter Storm Watch December 10, 02:00pm until December 11, 05:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Very windy, with a west wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around 16. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 11am.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 21. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Very windy, with a west wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. Low around 16. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 11am. Areas of blowing snow. High near 21. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Very windy, with a west wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Monday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Snow likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.61°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12822 ft)
11:47 pm MST Dec 9, 2016
3am MST Dec 10, 2016-6pm MST Dec 16, 2016
 
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