Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.4972°NLon: 106.3197°WElev: 11893ft.

Mostly Cloudy

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SW 36 MPH
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.58 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 25 Oct 11:35 AM MDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Garfield CO

Winter Storm Warning until October 26, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Winter Storm Warning until October 26, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Mon

    Winter Storm Warning

  • Today

    Today: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow after 3pm. High near 35. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 5am. Low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -5 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7am. High near 10. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 10 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow after 3pm. High near 35. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 5am. Low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.
Monday
Snow showers. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 7am. High near 10. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -15. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Garfield CO
 38.49°N 106.32°W (Elev. 11565 ft)
11:26 am MDT Oct 25, 2020
11am MDT Oct 25, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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