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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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5 Miles SW Ophir CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Snow

Low: 15 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

High: 30 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 24 °F

Monday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 30 °F

Monday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 6 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 23 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 4 °F

Wednesday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 36 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Snow, mainly after 9am. High near 30. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Snow. Low around 24. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
  • Monday Snow. High near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Monday Night Snow with areas of blowing snow before 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Low around 6. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 36.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
  • Christmas Day A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
  • Thursday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.