National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Heavy snow forecast for parts of Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes

A cold air mass behind a cold front will bring below-normal temperatures across much of the eastern and northern U.S. on Wednesday and allow for snow, heavy at times, to develop across parts of the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, mainly from central Minnesota to northern Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect across the region.
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Current Conditions

West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly sunny. Warmer. Highs 57 to 72 higher elevations... 66 to 80 lower elevations. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Mostly clear. Lows 31 to 46 higher elevations...42 to 56 lower elevations. Prevailing west winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 53 to 68 higher elevations...63 to 75 lower elevations. Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 32 to 47 higher elevations...42 to 56 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening becoming light. Over ridges...prevailing west winds 15 to 30 mph.
  • Friday Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 49 to 64 higher elevations...60 to 72 lower elevations. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and evening thunderstorms. Colder. Lows 32 to 47.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny...except for a slight chance of afternoon and evening showers or thunderstorms near the crest south of highway 50. Warmer...highs 57 to 72.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 49.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Highs 59 to 74.
  • Sunday Night And Monday Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 51. Highs 57 to 72.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Colder. Lows 30 to 45.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Highs 41 to 56.