Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Collins/Loveland - Northern Colorado Regional Airport (KFNL)

Lat: 40.45°NLon: 105.02°WElev: 5016ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 14%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 2:56 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Collins CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain after 11pm, mixing with snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Chance Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Snow Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after 11pm, mixing with snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. East wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Snow likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Collins CO
 40.56°N 105.07°W (Elev. 4984 ft)
2:52 pm MST Mar 8, 2021
3pm MST Mar 8, 2021-6pm MDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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