Heavy Snow In Upper Midwest; Locally Heavy Rain with Mountain Snow Out West

A quick-moving clipper system is expected to produce a streak of heavy snow from the Dakotas through the Upper Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Meanwhile, a series of storm systems will keep the West wet and unsettled through this weekend, bringing rounds of locally heavy rainfall and widespread heavy snowfall across the terrain from the Casacdes and Sierra to the northern and central Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

BIG BEAR PARK (BBRC2)

Lat: 37.496111°NLon: 107.729444°WElev: 10341ft.

NA

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 1 MPH
Barometer 1018.96 mb
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 11 Dec 05:55 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW La Plata CO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 12 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing snow before 10am, then patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4am.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 9pm, then patchy blowing snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers before midnight.  Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Patchy blowing snow before 10am, then patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 4am. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 9pm, then patchy blowing snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers before midnight. Areas of blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Blustery.
Monday
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 14. Blustery.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Blustery.
Tuesday
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 18. Blustery.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW La Plata CO
 37.45°N 108.07°W (Elev. 11631 ft)
6:16 pm MST Dec 11, 2019
7pm MST Dec 11, 2019-6pm MST Dec 18, 2019
 
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