Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Los Alamos Airport (KLAM)

Lat: 35.88°NLon: 106.27°WElev: 7171ft.

50°F

10°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed SW 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 26 Feb 3:35 am MST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles ENE Jemez Springs NM

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain showers after 11am. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy. Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely.  Patchy blowing snow after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely before 2pm, then snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of blowing snow before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 15 mph.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain showers after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then snow showers likely. Patchy blowing snow after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely before 2pm, then snow showers likely, possibly mixed with rain. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing snow before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 8pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles ENE Jemez Springs NM
 35.86°N 106.52°W (Elev. 8737 ft)
2:16 am MST Feb 26, 2024
3am MST Feb 26, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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