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Fire Weather Threats Continue in the West; Wintry Weather from Upper Midwest to New England

High pressure in the west continues to send weather systems into the Great Basin, and this is keeping fire weather threats elevated to critical across southern California. A series of weather systems will bring widespread snow from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast U.S., with locally heavier snow amounts on the lee side of the Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rock Springs, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (KRKS)

Lat: 41.59417° N Lon: 109.06528° W Elev: 6759 ft.




Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NNW 5 MPH
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 19°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 14 Dec 8:35 am MST
Detailed forecast for

East Sweetwater County

Partly cloudy until late afternoon then clearing. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs 32 to 36. West winds around 15 mph in the late morning and early afternoon.
Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 17. Southwest winds around 15 mph after midnight.
Breezy. Mostly sunny until late afternoon then becoming partly cloudy. Highs 37 to 41. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Friday Night
Breezy. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 21. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then snow likely in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Highs 31 to 35. West winds around 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Colder. Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Lows 8 to 12.
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow in the morning. Highs in the mid to upper 20s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 10 to 14.
Breezy. Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower to mid 30s.
Monday Night
Breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows 16 to 20.
Breezy. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows 18 to 22.
Breezy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

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708 AM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

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