Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A Pacific storm moving across the Northwest with a trailing cold front sweeping through the West will continue heavy snow over the Cascades, northern Rockies, and the Sierra into Thursday night. High winds are forecast on the High Plains Thursday into Friday. Heavy lake effect snow will continue downwind of the Great Lakes into Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Salida - Monarch Pass (KMYP)

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

Fair and Windy

-10°C

14°F

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed W 63 G 69 km/h
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint -16°C (3°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-23°C (-9°F)
Last update 30 Nov 11:35 pm MST
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles SW Twin Lakes CO

Winter Storm Watch December 2, 05:00am until December 2, 05:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -13 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Sunny, with a high near -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    High: -2 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 45 km/h increasing to 50 to 60 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    Low: -9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3pm. High near -6. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Very windy, with a west wind 55 to 65 km/h decreasing to 45 to 55 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 16 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blowing
    Snow

    High: -6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -19. West southwest wind around 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am.  Patchy blowing snow between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: -3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. West southwest wind around 25 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -10 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near -2. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h.

    Chance Snow

    High: -2 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: -10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -13. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h.
Thursday
Patchy blowing snow after 10am. Sunny, with a high near -2. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Breezy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around -9. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Windy, with a southwest wind 35 to 45 km/h increasing to 50 to 60 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 80 km/h.
Friday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 3pm. High near -6. Wind chill values between -15 and -25. Very windy, with a west wind 55 to 65 km/h decreasing to 45 to 55 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 90 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 10 to 16 centimeters possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -19. West southwest wind around 25 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 11am. Patchy blowing snow between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -3. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. West southwest wind around 25 km/h.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near -2. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. West southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near -5. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -15. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 30 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -8. West wind 25 to 30 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -18. West wind 25 to 30 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. West wind around 25 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles SW Twin Lakes CO
 39.01°N 106.61°W (Elev. 3645 m)
11:11 pm MST Nov 30, 2022
11pm MST Nov 30, 2022-6pm MST Dec 7, 2022
 
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