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 >

Current conditions at

Leadville, Lake County Airport (KLXV)

Lat: 39.23°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 9928ft.

Light Snow

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.62 in (1004.0 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 6 Dec 1:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles W Leadville North CO

Winter Weather Advisory December 6, 03:00pm until December 7, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values between zero and 5. West southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow.  Low around -2. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. West northwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 9 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: -14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values between zero and 5. West southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Snow. Low around -2. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. West northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -14. Wind chill values between -20 and -30. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind around 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23. West wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles W Leadville North CO
 39.29°N 106.44°W (Elev. 10407 ft)
12:19 pm MST Dec 6, 2016
2pm MST Dec 6, 2016-6pm MST Dec 12, 2016
 
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