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Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday

Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
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5 Miles S Ophir CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Today

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 19 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 0 °F

Tuesday

Blowing Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Blowing
Snow

High: 12 °F

Tuesday
Night

Blustery

Blustery

Low: 2 °F

Wednesday

Blustery

Blustery

High: 29 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 14 °F

Christmas
Day

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 20 °F

Thursday
Night

Snow Likely

Snow
Likely

Low: 1 °F

Friday

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

High: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow with areas of blowing snow. High near 19. Wind chill values as low as -15. Very windy, with a northwest wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 85 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow with areas of blowing snow before midnight, then snow likely with areas of blowing snow between midnight and 4am, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow after 4am. Low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -20. Very windy, with a north wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 80 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow before 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -25. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
  • Christmas Day Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thursday Night Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy.
  • Friday A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 12.
  • Friday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 19.