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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

TUOLUMNE MEADOWS (TUM) (TUMC1)

Lat: 37.87639°NLon: 119.34806°WElev: 8654.0ft.

NA

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed W 3 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 02 Mar 05:00 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

11 Miles W Conway Summit 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

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before 4am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 8. Wind chill values as low as -26. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 70 to 75 mph, with gusts as high as 95 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 15 to 21 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -27. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 55 to 60 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 8 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 10pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 7. Wind chill values as low as -23. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 55 to 65 mph decreasing to 45 to 55 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -22. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 16 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 20. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly before 4am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Steady temperature around 8. Wind chill values as low as -26. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 70 to 75 mph, with gusts as high as 95 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 15 to 21 inches possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -27. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 55 to 60 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 10pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 7. Wind chill values as low as -23. Strong and damaging winds, with a southwest wind 55 to 65 mph decreasing to 45 to 55 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 70 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Areas of blowing snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -22. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Patchy blowing snow after 7am. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 19. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 20. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 25. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 25. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
11 Miles W Conway Summit CA
 38.1°N 119.39°W (Elev. 10997 ft)
5:57 pm PST Mar 2, 2024
6pm PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 9, 2024
 
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