Heavy Rain in Arklatex Region; Return of Heavy Mountain Snow to the West

An approaching Arctic boundary will interact with a very warm and moisture ladened boundary to produce heavy rain from the South and Central Plains into the Mid-South. An upper level low will continue to produce accumulating snow in the 4-Corners and into the Plains. A pair of weather systems will bring lower elevation rain with heavy mountain snow to the Pacific Northwest, then across the West. Read More >

7-Day Forecast 39.17°N 108.72°W (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Fruita CO
Issued by: National Weather Service Grand Junction, CO
Last Update: 5:07 am MST Dec 7, 2022




Today: Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after noon. High near 46. East wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Tonight: Rain showers likely before 11pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 11pm and 3am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 40. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

Sunday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

Monday: Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.

Monday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.



Fruita CO
 39.17°N 108.72°W (Elev. 4498 ft)

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