Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Overcast and Windy

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 31 G 44 mph
Barometer 30.26 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill5°F (-15°C)
Last update 25 Feb 9:59 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles SW Granite CO

Winter Weather Advisory February 26, 12:00am until February 26, 05:00pm
Winter Storm Warning February 26, 05:00pm until February 27, 11:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
Winter Storm Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely between 11pm and 5am, then snow likely after 5am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 35 to 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 22. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 45 to 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow. Low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Very windy, with a west southwest wind around 50 mph, with gusts as high as 80 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible.  Widespread blowing snow. High near 16. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Very windy, with a west wind 45 to 55 mph, with gusts as high as 80 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: 16 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -10. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow then
    Blowing Snow
    and Windy

    Low: -10 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of blowing snow before 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Areas Blowing
    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 15 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely between 11pm and 5am, then snow likely after 5am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Very windy, with a west southwest wind 35 to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Monday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. High near 22. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Very windy, with a west wind 45 to 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
Monday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow. Low around 13. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Very windy, with a west southwest wind around 50 mph, with gusts as high as 80 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow. High near 16. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Very windy, with a west wind 45 to 55 mph, with gusts as high as 80 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -10. Windy, with a west wind 30 to 35 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Wednesday
Areas of blowing snow before 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday
Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 21. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Friday
Patchy blowing snow after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph.
Friday Night
Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph.
Saturday
Patchy blowing snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Patchy blowing snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles SW Granite CO
 38.96°N 106.37°W (Elev. 12999 ft)
8:40 pm MST Feb 25, 2024
10pm MST Feb 25, 2024-6pm MST Mar 3, 2024
 
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