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

Central Colorado Regional Airport (KAEJ)

Lat: 38.81°NLon: 106.12°WElev: 7946ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.91 in
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Oct 8:55 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

Buena Vista CO

Winter Weather Advisory October 25, 12:00pm until October 26, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of rain after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain before 7am, then rain and snow between 7am and 3pm, then snow after 3pm.  High near 47. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers before midnight, then snow after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 5. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. East wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 5 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow, mainly before noon.  High near 20. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of rain after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of rain before 7am, then rain and snow between 7am and 3pm, then snow after 3pm. High near 47. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers before midnight, then snow after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 5. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Monday
Snow, mainly before noon. High near 20. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 54. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind around 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Buena Vista CO
 38.84°N 106.13°W (Elev. 7907 ft)
8:39 pm MDT Oct 24, 2020
9pm MDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm MDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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