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

Richfield Municipal Airport (KRIF)

Lat: 38.73411°NLon: 112.10158°WElev: 5318.0ft.

NA

8°C

46°F

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed S 20 MPH
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.42 mb)
Dewpoint -8°C (17°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill3°C (38°F)
Last update 02 Mar 04:58 AM MST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles N Fremont UT

Wind Advisory until March 2, 02:00pm
Winter Storm Warning March 2, 02:00pm until March 4, 05:00am
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Wind Advisory
Winter Storm Warning
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 2, 02:00pm

    NOW until
    2:00pm Sat

    Wind Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -3. Wind chill values as low as -14. Windy, with a southwest wind around 85 km/h, with gusts as high as 110 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow between 11am and 5pm, then snow showers after 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of blowing snow after 11am. High near -1. Wind chill values as low as -17. Windy, with a southwest wind around 85 km/h, with gusts as high as 110 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: -1 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow showers before 8pm, then snow, mainly after 8pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west southwest wind 75 to 85 km/h decreasing to 55 to 65 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 110 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 18 to 24 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. High near -6. Wind chill values as low as -22. Windy, with a west wind 60 to 65 km/h decreasing to 47 to 52 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: -6 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Windy, with a west wind 40 to 50 km/h decreasing to 16 to 26 km/h.  New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: -13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -3. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: -3 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around -3. Wind chill values as low as -14. Windy, with a southwest wind around 85 km/h, with gusts as high as 110 km/h.
Saturday
Snow between 11am and 5pm, then snow showers after 5pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing snow after 11am. High near -1. Wind chill values as low as -17. Windy, with a southwest wind around 85 km/h, with gusts as high as 110 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 centimeters possible.
Saturday Night
Snow showers before 8pm, then snow, mainly after 8pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing snow. Low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -23. Windy, with a west southwest wind 75 to 85 km/h decreasing to 55 to 65 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 110 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 18 to 24 centimeters possible.
Sunday
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. High near -6. Wind chill values as low as -22. Windy, with a west wind 60 to 65 km/h decreasing to 47 to 52 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 centimeters possible.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13. Windy, with a west wind 40 to 50 km/h decreasing to 16 to 26 km/h. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near -3. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Wednesday
A chance of snow, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near -2.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Thursday
Snow likely. Partly sunny, with a high near -4.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Friday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -6.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles N Fremont UT
 38.66°N 111.65°W (Elev. 3315 m)
2:56 am MST Mar 2, 2024
5am MST Mar 2, 2024-6pm MST Mar 8, 2024
 
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