Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

RED MOUNTAIN PASS (RMPC2)

Lat: 37.8918°NLon: 107.71342°WElev: 11200.0ft.

NA

9°F

-13°C

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA NA MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update NA
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Ophir CO

  • Today

    Today: Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 28 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Very windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Very
    Windy

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers, mainly after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 7pm. Low around 18. Very windy, with a southwest wind around 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 20. Very windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 8am, then patchy blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy blowing snow. Sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Tonight
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Very windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph increasing to 35 to 40 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow showers, mainly after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 7pm. Low around 18. Very windy, with a southwest wind around 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow. High near 20. Very windy, with a southwest wind 40 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 8am, then patchy blowing snow after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Ophir CO
 37.92°N 107.79°W (Elev. 10840 ft)
7:15 am MST Mar 1, 2024
10am MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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