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

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

Lat: 37.5°NLon: 105.17°WElev: 10217ft.

Fair and Breezy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed W 22 G 38 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 2 Mar 4:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles N Fort Garland CO

High Wind Warning until March 3, 08:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  •  
    High Wind Warning until March 3, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    High Wind Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 32. Very windy, with a southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.

    Blowing Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 2am.  Widespread blowing snow. Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 50 to 55 mph, with gusts as high as 85 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Widespread blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 50 to 60 mph, with gusts as high as 85 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 45 mph decreasing to 35 to 40 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.

    Blowing Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 26. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Breezy.
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy blowing snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.

    Breezy.
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 32. Very windy, with a southwest wind around 40 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 2am. Widespread blowing snow. Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 50 to 55 mph, with gusts as high as 85 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Widespread blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 50 to 60 mph, with gusts as high as 85 mph.
Sunday Night
Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Very windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 45 mph decreasing to 35 to 40 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.
Monday
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 26. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy blowing snow after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. East wind around 15 mph.
Friday
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south in the morning.
Friday Night
A chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph becoming west in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles N Fort Garland CO
 37.59°N 105.44°W (Elev. 12841 ft)
4:46 pm MST Mar 2, 2024
4pm MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 9, 2024
 
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