Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 24 Oct 8:42 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles E Crestone CO

Winter Storm Warning October 25, 06:00pm until October 27, 12:00am
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Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Windy. Mostly
    Clear then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 11am.  Patchy fog after 5pm. High near 32. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 32 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers before midnight, then snow after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of fog. Low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming east southeast 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas Fog

    Low: -2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of fog before 10am. High near 2. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas Fog

    High: 2 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Windy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 11am. Patchy fog after 5pm. High near 32. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers before midnight, then snow after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of fog. Low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming east southeast 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 13 to 19 inches possible.
Monday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of fog before 10am. High near 2. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. West wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles E Crestone CO
 37.98°N 105.56°W (Elev. 11962 ft)
8:39 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
8pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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