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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Junction Regional Airport (KGJT)

Lat: 39.13389°NLon: 108.53861°WElev: 4859ft.

Overcast

1°C

34°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed ESE 9 MPH
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.32 mb)
Dewpoint -2°C (28°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-3°C (27°F)
Last update 07 Dec 04:53 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Fruita CO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. East wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 11am.  High near 8. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 8 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers likely before 10pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 10pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 4. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 4.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 4 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 4.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 4 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around -2. East wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 11am. High near 8. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 10pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 4. North northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 4.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Monday
Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
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Point Forecast:
Fruita CO
 39.17°N 108.72°W (Elev. 1371 m)
5:07 am MST Dec 7, 2022
5am MST Dec 7, 2022-6pm MST Dec 13, 2022
 
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