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Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Fair and Windy

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 37 G 40 mph
Barometer 29.76 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 18 Feb 9:31 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Garfield CO

Winter Storm Warning February 18, 11:00pm until February 20, 08:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly between 2am and 4am.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 8am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 2am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -1 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 5 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -6. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -6 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 4 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 17 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 6 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly between 2am and 4am. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 8am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 2am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -6. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.61°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12822 ft)
7:38 pm MST Feb 18, 2018
9pm MST Feb 18, 2018-6pm MST Feb 25, 2018
 
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