National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

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

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late 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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Current Conditions

Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Snow likely late in the morning...then periods of snow in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches. Highs 26 to 37. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Tonight Periods of snow. Snow accumulation of 3 to 8 inches. Near steady temperature 18 to 23. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Monday Periods of snow. Areas of blowing snow. Snow accumulation of 3 to 8 inches. Highs 20 to 26. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Monday Night Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows zero to 7. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs 12 to 18. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of snow. Lows 1 below to 7 above zero.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny. Highs 23 to 31.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of snow. Lows in the teens.
  • Christmas Day Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs 24 to 32.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows zero to 2.
  • Friday And Friday Night Mostly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow. Highs 12 to 20. Lows 2 below to 6 below zero.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Highs 17 to 25.