Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Taos, Taos Regional Airport (KSKX)

Lat: 36.45°NLon: 105.67°WElev: 7090ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 23 Oct 9:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNE Carson NM

Fire Weather Watch October 24, 12:00pm until October 24, 07:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. South wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before midnight, then snow showers.  Low around 23. South wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain Likely
    then Snow
    Showers

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers.  High near 25. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. South wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before midnight, then snow showers. Low around 23. South wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Snow showers. High near 25. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNE Carson NM
 36.76°N 105.81°W (Elev. 9124 ft)
2:54 pm MDT Oct 23, 2020
10pm MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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