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

COTTAGE (STUC1)

Lat: 38.34587°NLon: 120.22952°WElev: 6064.0ft.

NA

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SSE 14 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 01 Mar 11:54 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles NE Murphys 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

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 26. Windy, with a southwest wind 36 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 11 to 17 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 30. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 11 to 17 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near 31. South southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow showers likely before 1pm, then rain and snow showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 26. Windy, with a southwest wind 36 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 11 to 17 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow. High near 30. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1am. Steady temperature around 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 11 to 17 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near 31. South southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely before 1pm, then rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow showers likely before 10pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles NE Murphys CA
 38.31°N 120.27°W (Elev. 4997 ft)
11:02 pm PST Mar 1, 2024
12am PST Mar 2, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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