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

Durango-La Plata County Airport (KDRO)

Lat: 37.14°NLon: 107.76°WElev: 6627ft.

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1005.2 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 4:53 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

Navajo Dam NM

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain showers between 11pm and 1am, then scattered snow showers.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers before 9am, then scattered rain showers between 9am and 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind around 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of rain showers between 11pm and 1am, then scattered snow showers. Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers before 9am, then scattered rain showers between 9am and 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 2am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Navajo Dam NM
 36.79°N 107.6°W (Elev. 6302 ft)
2:33 pm MST Mar 2, 2024
4pm MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 9, 2024
 
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