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

Garden City Regional Airport (KGCK)

Lat: 37.93°NLon: 100.72°WElev: 2890ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 1 Mar 7:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Ulysses KS

Fire Weather Watch March 3, 12:00pm until March 3, 07:00pm
Red Flag Warning March 2, 11:00am until March 2, 08:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 13 to 21 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Ulysses KS
 37.61°N 101.38°W (Elev. 3077 ft)
5:45 pm CST Mar 1, 2024
8pm CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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