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: 38.5°NLon: 106.32°WElev: 11893ft.

Overcast and Windy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 52 G 67 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 24 Oct 5:55 am MDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles ENE Saint Elmo CO

Winter Storm Watch October 25, 06:00am until October 26, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 40. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Sunny and
    Very Windy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Windy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 9am.  High near 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Windy

    High: 27 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow likely.  Cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 5 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 0 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. Blustery, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: 12 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 40. Very windy, with a west wind 35 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 9am. High near 27. Windy, with a west southwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Monday
Snow likely. Cloudy and cold, with a high near 5. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Blustery, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 19. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles ENE Saint Elmo CO
 38.74°N 106.24°W (Elev. 13041 ft)
3:41 am MDT Oct 24, 2020
6am MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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