Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.63°NLon: -106.25°WElev: 12031ft.

Fair and Breezy

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 25 mph
Barometer 30.57 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill12°F (-11°C)
Last update 11 Feb 5:36 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Garfield CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 33. West wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Windy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 28 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 33. West wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.63°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12969 ft)
2:40 pm MST Feb 11, 2016
5pm MST Feb 11, 2016-6pm MST Feb 18, 2016
 
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