Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Vance Brand Airport (KLMO)

Lat: 40.16°NLon: 105.16°WElev: 5039ft.

Mostly Cloudy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.45 in
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 3 Mar 12:15 am MST
Extended Forecast for

Estes Park CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy. Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of snow after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A chance of snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Estes Park CO
 40.38°N 105.52°W (Elev. 7598 ft)
9:34 pm MST Mar 2, 2024
12am MST Mar 3, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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