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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

VISITORS CENTER AT FURNACE CREEK DEATH VALLEY (DEVC1)

Lat: 36.46222°NLon: 116.86361°WElev: -193.0ft.

NA

69°F

21°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed E 7 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 02 Mar 01:00 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles SSW Furnace Creek CA

Wind Advisory until March 2, 07:00am
High Wind Warning March 2, 07:00am until March 3, 10:00am
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Wind Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 2, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Wind Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy blowing dust. Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 36 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm.  Patchy blowing dust. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Very windy, with a southwest wind 43 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Very Windy

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing dust before 1am. Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 42. Windy, with a southwest wind 34 to 39 mph decreasing to 23 to 28 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 54. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy blowing dust. Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Windy, with a southwest wind 36 to 39 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Patchy blowing dust. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Very windy, with a southwest wind 43 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing dust before 1am. Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 42. Windy, with a southwest wind 34 to 39 mph decreasing to 23 to 28 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 54. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles SSW Furnace Creek CA
 36.25°N 117°W (Elev. 3609 ft)
11:43 pm PST Mar 1, 2024
2am PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 8, 2024
 
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