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

Colorado City, Colorado City Municipal Airport (KAZC)

Lat: 36.95°NLon: 113°WElev: 4875.0ft.

Clear

52°F

11°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed S 9 MPH
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 01 Mar 08:15 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Colorado City AZ

Wind Advisory until March 2, 08:00am
High Wind Warning March 2, 08:00am until March 3, 11:00am
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Wind Advisory
High Wind Warning
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 2, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Sat

    Wind Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy blowing dust after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 21 mph becoming southwest 23 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain showers before midnight, then scattered rain and snow showers between midnight and 3am, then scattered snow showers after 3am. Some thunder is also possible.  Patchy blowing dust. Low around 34. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 36 to 41 mph decreasing to 26 to 31 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers and
    Very Windy
    then
    Scattered
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers.  Patchy blowing dust before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Breezy.
    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Patchy blowing dust after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Windy, with a south southeast wind 11 to 21 mph becoming southwest 23 to 33 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Rain showers before midnight, then scattered rain and snow showers between midnight and 3am, then scattered snow showers after 3am. Some thunder is also possible. Patchy blowing dust. Low around 34. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 36 to 41 mph decreasing to 26 to 31 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday
Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain showers. Patchy blowing dust before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Scattered rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Scattered rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Colorado City AZ
 36.96°N 112.99°W (Elev. 4938 ft)
12:46 pm MST Mar 1, 2024
8pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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