Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Boulder Municipal Airport (KBDU)

Lat: 40.04°NLon: 105.23°WElev: 5288ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 24 Oct 8:48 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Boulder CO

Winter Storm Warning October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of drizzle before midnight, then a chance of drizzle and snow between midnight and 1am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Drizzle then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle, becoming all snow after 9am.  Temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. North wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 6. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    High: 18 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of drizzle before midnight, then a chance of drizzle and snow between midnight and 1am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle, becoming all snow after 9am. Temperature falling to around 13 by 5pm. North wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 6. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Boulder CO
 40.02°N 105.25°W (Elev. 5358 ft)
3:22 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
9pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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