Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

CAPITOL REEF NP (CRN)

Lat: 38.2898°NLon: 111.2619°WElev: 5500.0ft.

NA

59°F

15°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SE 2 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 01 Mar 12:20 PM MST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Fruita UT

High Wind Warning March 2, 08:00am until March 3, 08:00pm
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High Wind Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind 14 to 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 18 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a southeast wind 18 to 28 mph becoming south southwest 33 to 43 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely before 11pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Windy.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind 14 to 16 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Southwest wind around 18 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Windy, with a southeast wind 18 to 28 mph becoming south southwest 33 to 43 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely before 11pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Windy, with a southwest wind 31 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 22 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Fruita UT
 38.27°N 111.27°W (Elev. 5997 ft)
8:48 am MST Mar 1, 2024
1pm MST Mar 1, 2024-6pm MST Mar 7, 2024
 
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