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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Durango-La Plata County Airport (KDRO)

Lat: 37.14312°NLon: 107.76023°WElev: 6627ft.

Clear

43°F

6°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed E 3 MPH
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.66 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Oct 10:05 PM MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles WNW Ignacio CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a light south wind becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a light south wind becoming west southwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles WNW Ignacio CO
 37.14°N 107.75°W (Elev. 6591 ft)
5:37 pm MDT Oct 23, 2020
10pm MDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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