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

Bishop, Bishop Airport (KBIH)

Lat: 37.37111°NLon: 118.35806°WElev: 4121.0ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 12 MPH
Barometer 29.68 in (1005.08 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 02 Mar 11:30 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

19 Miles SW Bishop CA

Winter Storm Warning until March 3, 04:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until March 3, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Sun

    Winter Storm Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 6. Wind chill values as low as -27. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind around 60 mph, with gusts as high as 90 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 15 to 21 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 6 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 3am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -27. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind 55 to 60 mph, with gusts as high as 90 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated snow showers before 7am.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -26. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind 44 to 49 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -21. Windy, with a west southwest wind 33 to 38 mph decreasing to 26 to 31 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.

    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated snow showers after 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    Low: 7 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 6. Wind chill values as low as -27. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind around 60 mph, with gusts as high as 90 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 15 to 21 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers, mainly before 3am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -27. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind 55 to 60 mph, with gusts as high as 90 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.
Sunday
Isolated snow showers before 7am. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -26. Strong and damaging winds, with a west southwest wind 44 to 49 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday Night
Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -21. Windy, with a west southwest wind 33 to 38 mph decreasing to 26 to 31 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph.
Monday
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
Isolated snow showers after 4pm. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered snow showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Wednesday
Scattered snow showers, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Wednesday Night
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Thursday
Isolated snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
19 Miles SW Bishop CA
 37.15°N 118.6°W (Elev. 12490 ft)
11:36 am PST Mar 2, 2024
12pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 8, 2024
 
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