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

Hillsville (KHLX)

Lat: 36.77°NLon: 80.82°WElev: 2736ft.

Light Rain

36°F

2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.23 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 2 Mar 12:55 am EST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Cripple Creek VA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain with areas of drizzle, mainly before 5am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of rain after 5am.  Areas of fog. Low around 38. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain before 8am.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain with areas of drizzle, mainly before 5am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of rain after 5am. Areas of fog. Low around 38. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain before 8am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Cripple Creek VA
 36.84°N 81.05°W (Elev. 2201 ft)
10:00 pm EST Mar 1, 2024
1am EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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