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Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida Mountain, Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Mostly Cloudy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.40 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 19 Feb 3:12 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

9 Miles W Buena Vista CO

Winter Storm Warning until February 20, 08:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until February 20, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Tue

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5pm. High near 21. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 3am. Low around -4. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -4 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 4 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -7. Wind chill values between -25 and -30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 10 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 14 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5pm. High near 21. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 3am. Low around -4. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -7. Wind chill values between -25 and -30. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
9 Miles W Buena Vista CO
 38.85°N 106.3°W (Elev. 13166 ft)
1:10 pm MST Feb 19, 2018
3pm MST Feb 19, 2018-6pm MST Feb 25, 2018
 
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