Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Current conditions at

La Veta Mountain, La Veta Pass (KVTP)

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

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.29 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Oct 11:18 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Crestone CO

Fire Weather Watch October 22, 10:00am until October 22, 07:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 38. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Windy, with a west southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all snow after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. The snow could be heavy at times. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Monday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 12. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. West wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Crestone CO
 37.98°N 105.59°W (Elev. 13599 ft)
8:56 pm MDT Oct 20, 2020
11pm MDT Oct 20, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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