Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

Lat: 38.5°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 11893ft.

Overcast and Windy

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 47 G 66 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility NA
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 16 Jan 12:14 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Garfield CO

Winter Weather Advisory until January 16, 11:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 16, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 19. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Blowing Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Very Windy

    High: 22 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow showers.  Low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Windy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  High near 17. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Blustery

    High: 17 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 5 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Blustery, with a west wind around 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. Widespread blowing snow. High near 19. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly before 1am. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 45 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Snow showers. Low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Friday
Snow showers. High near 17. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Blustery, with a west wind around 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Windy, with a west wind 25 to 30 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Blustery, with a west wind around 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Garfield CO
 38.63°N 106.25°W (Elev. 12969 ft)
10:59 am MST Jan 16, 2019
12pm MST Jan 16, 2019-6pm MST Jan 22, 2019
 
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