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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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14 Miles ESE Mount Crested Butte CO

7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 13 °F

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 25 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 18 °F

Monday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: 21 °F

Monday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

Low: 7 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 15 °F

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 8 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 27 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Sunday Snow. High near 25. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Sunday Night Snow. Low around 18. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
  • Monday Snow with areas of blowing snow. High near 21. Blustery, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
  • Monday Night Snow with areas of blowing snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow after 11pm. Low around 7. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
  • Christmas Day Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
  • Thursday Night Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 13.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.