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 and Breezy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 12%
Wind Speed W 21 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 4:56 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Chama NM

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 06:00pm until October 27, 06:00am
Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until October 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely between noon and 3pm, then rain showers likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain showers likely before midnight, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers.  High near 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 10 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a west wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely between noon and 3pm, then rain showers likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Rain showers likely before midnight, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Snow showers. High near 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Chama NM
 36.89°N 106.57°W (Elev. 7861 ft)
3:06 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
5pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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