Heavy Snow for the North-Central U.S.; Bitter Cold and a Second Storm to Follow

Heavy snow will develop overnight in the Dakotas and move into northern Minnesota on Thursday. Light sleet and freezing rain accumulations will be possible south of the area of heavy snow from South Dakota into central Minnesota. Bitter cold temperatures will follow this weekend along with another storm impacting the Pacific Northwest starting Friday then moving down the Rockies through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

50°F

10°C

Humidity 17%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.15 in
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 21 Oct 8:00 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Crestone CO

Red Flag Warning October 22, 10:00am until October 22, 07:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 1. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 1. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. East wind around 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West southwest wind around 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.96°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13068 ft)
7:02 pm MDT Oct 21, 2020
8pm MDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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