Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

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

7 Miles SW Ouray CO

Winter Weather Advisory until March 4, 05:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until March 4, 05:00am

    NOW until
    5:00am Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Very windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 40 to 45 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. Very windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight.  New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11am.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 11am.  Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am.  Patchy blowing snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Breezy.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Very windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph increasing to 40 to 45 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -10. Very windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 40 mph decreasing to 30 to 35 mph after midnight. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a southwest wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am. Patchy blowing snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Snow showers, mainly after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SW Ouray CO
 37.99°N 107.77°W (Elev. 11621 ft)
8:28 am MST Mar 3, 2024
9am MST Mar 3, 2024-6pm MST Mar 9, 2024
 
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