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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

Light Snow

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NE 18 G 41 mph
Barometer 29.70 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 7 Dec 4:33 am MST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles ESE Crestone CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Areas of blowing snow before 11am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 8 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -25 and -30. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: -9 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values between -25 and -35. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 14 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Areas of blowing snow before 11am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -25 and -30. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values between -25 and -35. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.92°N 105.53°W (Elev. 12398 ft)
11:48 pm MST Dec 6, 2016
4am MST Dec 7, 2016-6pm MST Dec 13, 2016
 
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