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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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9 Miles NE Mount Crested Butte CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Christmas
Day

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 14 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

Low: 1 °F

Friday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 5 °F

Friday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: -5 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 6 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: -3 °F

Sunday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

High: 10 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: -2 °F

Monday

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

High: 6 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Christmas Day Snow. High near 14. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -10. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
  • Friday Snow. High near 5. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Friday Night Snow, mainly before 11pm. Low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -20. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Saturday A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 6. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night A 20 percent chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10.
  • Sunday Night A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -2.
  • Monday Snow likely. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 6.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around -5.
  • Tuesday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 5.