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NWS launches Spring Safety Campaign

Though much of the nation is still under a deep freeze, more typical spring weather is on the horizon, and with it the threat of severe weather, flooding and other hazards. As part of our effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation, NWS is launching its Spring Seasonal Safety Campaign, with information to help you know your risk, take action and be a Force of Nature this spring.
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7 Day Forecast

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Grand Junction, CO Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 22 °F

Tuesday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

High: 26 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 0 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 19 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 2 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 28 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 10 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 35 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Snow. Low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Snow. High near 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -10. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 35.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.