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

Bryce Canyon Airport (KBCE)

Lat: 37.70128°NLon: 112.14897°WElev: 7585.0ft.

Clear

36°F

2°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SSW 29 MPH
Barometer 29.8 in (1009.14 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 02 Mar 09:53 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

Escalante UT

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

  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of blowing dust after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely
    and Windy

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm.  Areas of blowing dust before 2am. Low around 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 33 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy.
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph becoming light west  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light west wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, mainly after 2pm. Areas of blowing dust after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 26 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Rain before 8pm, then rain and snow between 8pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Areas of blowing dust before 2am. Low around 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 33 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 70 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 16 to 21 mph becoming light west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Light west wind becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
A chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8pm and 11pm, then a slight chance of snow after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Escalante UT
 37.77°N 111.6°W (Elev. 5797 ft)
9:07 am MST Mar 2, 2024
10am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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