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 >

Current conditions at

SCE Lee Vining Canyon (SE708)

Lat: 37.93697°NLon: 119.13466°WElev: 7196.0ft.

NA

32°F

0°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed WSW 4 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 01 Mar 12:10 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

Lee Vining CA

Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am
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Blizzard Warning
  •  
    Blizzard Warning until March 3, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Sun

    Blizzard Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow before 4pm, then areas of blowing snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 7pm, then widespread blowing snow after 8pm. Low around 23. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4pm. High near 30. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Low around 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 10pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow before 4pm, then areas of blowing snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 7pm, then widespread blowing snow after 8pm. Low around 23. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 9 to 13 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4pm. High near 30. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Low around 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4pm. Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 10pm. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Lee Vining CA
 37.95°N 119.13°W (Elev. 7654 ft)
9:41 am PST Mar 1, 2024
12pm PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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