Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

San Luis Valley Regional Airport (KALS)

Lat: 37.44°NLon: 105.86°WElev: 7536ft.

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Dec 12:52 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

22 Miles SSE South Fork CO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 1 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -9 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 5. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 2pm. Areas of blowing snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 5. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
22 Miles SSE South Fork CO
 37.36°N 106.54°W (Elev. 10351 ft)
12:19 pm MST Dec 6, 2016
1pm MST Dec 6, 2016-6pm MST Dec 12, 2016
 
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